Mountain of the Devil Picture

Mount Diablo. Mountain of the Devil.

Mount Diablo is sacred to many California Native American peoples; according to Miwok mythology and Ohlone mythology, it was the point of creation. Mount Diablo and Reed’s Peak were surrounded by water. From these two islands the creator Coyote and his assistant Eagle-man made Indian people and the World.

Early settelers climbed the mountain, lost all provisions and were delerious. They claim they say deamons dancing, and were soon found by their comrads.

Sorry the picture kinda sucks, but it was super smogy there- and this was the best one.
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