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soft clay, and the making of Eve out of one of Adam's ribs, may appeal to them as the reason why the white men and women were so fickle that they could not be satisfied, even in Eden, their earthly Paradise.
Nowhere does it appear that the Arizona Indians believed in rewards and punishment after death; to all, the future state was an improvement on this life. There is much similarity in some of their flood legends to the biblical account; but the nearest approach to the Mosaic record of the creation of man is found in a Pima legend, which declared that after the destruction of man by the flood, the Drinker ordered the Coyote to bring him some mud, and that from this mud he recreated man.
ALEXANDER, GENL. A. J.-Originator of Indian Schools, 238.
BEADLE, J. H.-Fails to find trace of religion of Moquis, 159.
tribal name of Navahos, 36.
et seq.; description of Snake dance of Moquis, 204 et seq.
man, 319, 320.
of Wallapais, 134 et seq.
del Bac, 299.
customs, etc., 6 et seq.
of, 13, 14.
legend of Moquis, 143 et seg.
Havasupai, 95 et seq.