Huron Indian myth has it that in ancient times, when the land was barren and the people were starving, the Great Spirit sent forth a woman to save humanity. As she traveled over the world, everywhere her right hand touched the soil, there grew potatoes. And everywhere her left hand touched the soil, there grew corn. And when the world was rich and fertile, she sat down and rested. When she arose, there grew tobacco . . .
I don’t know about you but this is the funniest thing I have read in a long time. So tobacco was a by-product of a Great Spirit’s rear-end? that explains a lot. 🙂
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