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Avanyu: Spirit of water in Pueblo life and art

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Posted: Wednesday, May 14, 2014 4:00 pm | Updated: 12:48 pm, Fri May 16, 2014.

The evil spirit of drought had come and stayed too long! All of the  people, the animals, the birds and the plants were in abject misery! As the days came and passed, the birds sang only sad songs; the plants drooped lower and lower; the animals walked slower and the people were haunted with despair! The earth’s rhythm was out of step! 

The ancient people were ready to abandon the homes they had lived in all of their lives. The very old and sick ones were to stay but they were brave and were ready to accept their fate.

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