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PALAUAN LEGENDS
 

The gods, working at the bottom of the sea, carved the parts for the Bai. At night, as they were carrying the parts to Ngerchelong (a village on the northeast side of Babeldaob), two magicians heard the noises they were making and went outside to investigate.  One magician, Uchel, performed his magic and a rooster appeared.  The seventh time it crowed, sunlight shone.

"You are the creator of sunlight," said Uchel to his companion Iechaderngel.  Then Iechaderngel carved a sun.  Since the gods could only work in the dark of night, the construction stopped.  The supporting stones, one of the great archaeological ruins in Palau, may be seen at the present time.

 
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Chuab - Creation Story of Belau

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Mengidabrutkoel - Spider and Natural Childbirth

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Miladeldil - Woman Who Returns from Death

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Ngemelis - Turtle's Egg Laying Cycle

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Ngerchemai - The Canoe or the Turtle

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Mesekiu - Dugong (Sea Mermaid)

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Stone Figure of the Woman & Child

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Ngerot - Discovery of Palauan Money

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Fish Bearing Tree of Ngibtal - Breadfruit Tree Story

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Osilek er a Ulong

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Surech & Dulei

 
 

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