Land of Everlasting Summer

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According to the Zuni, the Corn Maidens dwell in a grand forest in the Land of Everlasting Summer. It is their breath that brings spring to the north, with its sweet smell, warm breezes and the rain clouds that nourish the blossoming corn. Each direction, including up and down, is symbolized by one of the Corn Maidens. The Land of Everlasting Summer to the south is represented by the third Corn Maiden sister, and red corn.

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"Summer Grain" by anonymous is licensed under Public Domain.

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