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Oroqen Origin

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As the old people tell, god Enduri made the first Oroqens out of clay. He mixed some clay with flesh and then shaped the whole into human forms, but those figures could not walk. He infused into their bodies some bones which enabled them to walk. It is also said that in the beginning people all looked like animals except that they walked on two legs only. They were all male except one who was an old female in charge of the food in the cave. One day there came a male monkey on whom she had a crush. The monkey also hit it off, so he took her for his wife, and with her he had a son and a daughter, from whom all Oroqens descend. That is how the Oroqen came into existence.

Keywords: animals; bones; flesh; god Enduri; human forms; male monkey; Oroqen Origin



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