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In Aztec mythology, Opochtli[pronunciation?] was a god of hunting and fishing.[1]

He is said to have invented the atlatl, the net, the canoe pole, and the bird snare.[2]


  1. ^ Biblioteca Porrúa. Imprenta del Museo Nacional de Arqueología, Historia y Etnología, ed. (1905). Diccionario de Mitología Nahua (in Spanish). México. p. 10. ISBN 978-9684327955.
  2. ^ The Fifth Sun: Aztec Gods, Aztec World. México: University of Texas Press. 2014. ISBN 978-0292756052.

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