Navajo Indians by Mollhausen.
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For the Navajo Indians of North America, Tsohanoai is the Sun god. Everyday, he crosses the sky, carrying the Sun
on his back. At night, the Sun rests by hanging on a peg in his house.
Tsohanoai's two children Nayenezgani (Killer of Enemies) and
Tobadzistsini (Child of Water) were separated from their father and lived with their
mother in the far West. Once they were older, they tried to find their father, hoping
he could help them fight the evil spirits tormenting mankind. They met Spider Woman, who
gave them two feathers to keep them safe on their journey. Finally, they found Tsohanoai's house, and he gave them magic arrows to fight off the evil monsters, Anaye.
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