- Mythical Number: #2931
- Culture: South American
- Attribute: Celestial
- Behaviour: Friendly
The name for Coyote of the south-western Americans. Sedit was one of four animals that helped in the creation of man in Mayan myth. It was a crow that brought the grains of maize to the gods so that man could be formed. The other animals were Quel a parrot, Utiu a coyote, and Yac a forest cat. Sedit features in many stories meeting with Wekwek, Tietholsodi and others. In one story he is killed so that his blood can be splattered on sacred bones in a bowl to create the first man and woman in the world.
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Did you find Sedit interesting? If you are skilled in art, then why not draw a beautiful, lovely illustration of the Friendly Sedit and send it to this website. Delve into the world of indigenous Native American tribes with David Attenborough's The Tribal Eye (1975). You can also watch the film Apocalypto brings to life the ancient pre-Spanish world of South America and its ancient culture. The Lizardmen race of the fantasy game Warhammer World has been inspired by South American myth drawing strong parallels with their culture. The famous story of Popol Vuh has been illustrated by Patricia Amlin in a 1988 animation called Popol Vuh.
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