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Comparing Metamorphosis And The Judaic-Christian Story Of Genesis

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The parallels between the origin stories of the Iroquois and the Navajo to that of the Judaic-Christian story of Genesis are uncanny, to say the least. Although these Native American origin stories had existed for some time before first contact with European settlers, the fact remains that the similarities between each respective people’s telling of their own origins are too great to be ignored. Both the Native American origin stories and that of the story of Genesis share overt good & evil symbolism, a presence of a divine creator, and an exodus from a seemingly perfect world due to a commonality in themes pertaining to human origin, but also differ in noticeable ways due to idiosyncratic distinctions in each
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