People of Maize Picture

In Maya myth, the gods first use mud to make human being, but the mud people could not talk or reproduce, and they could not keep their human form for very long time.
After that the gods make people out of wood, but the wooden people had not souls and had no respect to their parents and to their creators. The gods destroyed the wooden people with the flood.

In the end, with the help of the Goddess Xmucane, they use maize (corn) to create human. The Corn people could talk and quickly learned how to worship their creators.
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