The Cuillurguna

Videos

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Verna tells how the Twins got rid of the birds-of-prey.

Verna Grefa
1994
Ongota/Dos Rios

Verna tells how the Twins (Cuillurguna) got rid of the birds-of-prey and transformed the vulture-man into a vulture.

Lucas Tapuy tells about the upbringing of the Twins.

Lucas Tapuy
1996
Sapo Rumi

Lucas Tapuy tells about the upbringing of the Twins (Cuillurguna) and how they trap the Mundopuma or Father Jaguar in Galeras mountain.

Anibal Andi tells how the Twins trap the Mundopuma jaguar.

Anibal Andi
2008
Sapo Rumi

Anibal Andi tells how the Twins trap the Mundopuma jaguar in Galeras mountain. Told during an open-mike contest at the Fiesta of Sapo Rumi.

Images

Artistic map showing the path and range of the vulture man.

Geography of Verna's Birds-of-Prey Myth
2011

Artistic map showing the path and range of the vulture man in the birds-of-prey story.

A drawing in crayon by Súnzure, 5th grader.

Mundopuma (1)
2010
Pano
A drawing in crayon by Súnzure, 5th grader, of the mundopuma trapped within Galeras mountain.

A pencil sketch of the mundopuma

Mundopuma (2)
2010
Pano
A pencil sketch of the mundopuma trapped within Galera mountain.