Taadlat Ghaadala

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A swallow from the tales of the Haida people of the north-west Pacific of America. Taadlat Ghaadala has a contest with Kkuuxuginaagits in a race which started underground and ended in the heavens. Thus the swallow is associated with earthquakes. He appears on Totem poles which measures and creates earthquakes.

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