Ellen Lloyd – AncientPages.com – Many Native American tribes have legends about secret underground worlds that their ancestors once inhabited. In some accounts, these subterranean realms are so pleasant one does not want to leave the place. There are also stories of more gloomy underground worlds where it was hard for people to survive.
The concept there is a vast, mysterious underground world beneath our feet is often encountered when exploring the myths of Native Americans. Several tribes believe in the subterranean origin of man and say certain sacred mountains have secret entrances leading to the underground world that is still inhabited by most unusual beings.
As previously mentioned on AncientPages, the “Choctaw Indians of Mississippi have a fascinating ancient legend about the Nanih Waiya Cave Mound.
The Indians say that their ancestors emerged from an artificial underground world a very long time ago. This underground kingdom was the homeland of their ancestors.
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