Similarities Between The Iroquois And The Puritans

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The world is made up of people from different religions, ethnicities, and cultures; and they all have their own-tailored- creation stories. A story that explains how all things came to be and what gave everything meaning. A story that lies the foundation for all beliefs and expectations for the culture. A story that will be told for all generations. It may never be known which story is the true one. One of the more interesting comparisons in cultures is that of the Native Americans and the Puritans.
The Iroquois, a Native American tribe, believe that the world was not actually created but that it already existed. There was a sky world and an ocean that laid below. The sky world was full of sky people, and among the sky people was a pregnant woman and her husband. While finding food one day the sky woman fell through a hole to the underworld taking the roots of the tree with her. A muskrat then brought the dirt to plant the tree on the turtle's back. She had her chikd, who was a girk. The daughter then got pregnant by a mysterious man when he laid two
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The first difference would be with the Iroquois, the earth already existed unlike the Puritans who had God existing first then he created all the earth and things on it. The Iroquois had several people already in existence and some animals animals then the rest of the animals were created out of clay. While the Puritans only had one man and one woman then the animals were created the same day as man by God. They both had the knowledge of what was right and wrong, the Iroquois hd the good and the bad twin while the puritans had Adam and Eve who disobeyed God and ate the fruit creating sin for all of mankind. Although they had right and wrongs the vision of the Iroquois rights and wrongs were a little more unclear. They were also similar because they both believed that human nature was born with the nature to do bad and the sinned

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