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Thunder makes Zaca Lake

A Chumash Legend

Zaca Lake was formed when Thunder sat down there and made a great hole in the Earth. There was once a village there, and one day, a man saw Thunder and said insulting things to him. The rest of the people ran away in fear, and when they looked back, the man was gone and there was water where Thunder had sat down.

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