Ancient China: how Nu Gua created human beings

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This is an animated text accompanied by notes that recounts two myths about the goddess Nu Gua and the Yellow River. The first describes how Nu Gua created human beings, first by making models of the gods from the yellow clay of the river to create the rich and fortunate, and then by flicking droplets of clay to create the poor and unlucky. The second myth is about how Nu Gua was venerated for saving the world from a great flood by creating dams and lakes to control the river, and for urging the legendary Yellow Emperor, Huang Di, to look after the people better.

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