These two male figures are the grandsons of the Sky Woman. In some versions of the story, the twins are called Sky Holder (the good spirit) and Flint (the mischievous spirit). According to the story, while Sky Holder traveled the earth in order to create the plants and animals essential to life, Flint unwittingly created poisonous versions of his brother’s creations. The story recognizes the power of creation and destruction in each of us.
The Celestial Tree or Tree of Peace
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