Creation Stories

Module No.2 : Creation Stories
Posted by : Raymond G. Pepito
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Creation Stories

MGA ALAMAT or myths form an important genre of folk literature. Together with legends and folktales, they constitute the large group of folk narratives in prose. A myth is "a sacred narrative explaining how the world and man came to be in their present form" ( Dundes, 1984)

Here are some examples of creation stories from various regions in the Philippines :

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