Peruvian Llama tale

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A flood myth from the Andes mountains of Peru about a llama who had a dream about a terrible flood. The llama knew there was only one place that would be safe from the waters, high in the mountains on the peak of Willka Qutu. A story about a llama who helped bring about the beginning of a new world.

Llama and the Great Flood by Ellen Alexander, Thomas Y. Crowell, New York. 1989.

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