Gum-Tooth Woman

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In Navajo folklore, Gum-Tooth Woman (sometimes known as Tooth-Gum Woman) appears to be a humorously indecent, bawdy character whose role in tales is to make sexual innuendos in an amusing manner as a way of a highlighting a moral principle.

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"Old woman, July 18, 2009" by Tormod Sandtorv is licensed under CC BY-SA.

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