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[to Whom the thirtieth day of March, day 089, is dedicated]
North America: Aztec and perhaps pre-Aztec.
Linguistic Note: The Nahuatl word cihuatl, means 'woman'.
Description: Goddess of fertility, the sea and salt; Matron of salt-makers; Inspirer of the invention of extracting salt by exposing sea-water in pans.
To Whom Sacred: salt.
Festival:Sometime in June.
Male Associates: She is Sister of the rain-gods with whom She quarreled and went to live by Herself in the ocean.
Source: BGH144; BGRAC; PCMD/82.
worked on: August 6, 1991; May 1995.
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