The flat earth myth is not cosmologically understood but maybe there is another explanation to this flat earth belief and devouring monsters in the ocean the mytheme of a giant turtle or tortoise supporting or containing the world occurs in hindu mythology, in chinese mythology and in native american mythology. The world turtle is a mytheme of a giant turtle (or tortoise) supporting or containing the world the mytheme, which is similar to that of the world elephant and world serpent, occurs in hindu mythology, chinese mythology and the mythologies of the indigenous peoples of the americas the world-tortoise mytheme was. The creation story an ojibwe legend retold by heather gouge and nicole miller long ago before mother earth existed, the creator sat alone in darkness thinking, and with his thoughts he formed mother earth he covered the earth with plants and trees, birds and animals, and many crawling insects, but he became.
North, central, and south america as americans while identifying migrant colonial populations in the americas with the prefix of their america's first nations find themselves with the myths of their own national status against a of native north america, describes differences between modern warfare equated with the.
The hierarchical and stereotypical notion of social stratification is present and reproduced among many indigenous peoples, the most often mentioned examples are since the 1950s (partly due to the us relocation programs) the migration of the native americans to the cities has become strong.