The "culture-hero" thus seems to be a natural product of incipient civilization.
He also acted as a "culture-hero," introducing the first arts.
He once lived on earth, and there was a culture-hero, inventing magic and spells.
Nuada of the Silver Hand is a culture-hero and a cunning craftsman.
He is the son of the goddess and dwells in the divine land, but he is also a culture-hero stealing from the divine land.
Llew as the sun is overcome by the latter, but is restored by the culture-hero Gwydion, who slays the dark rival.
Many of the songs of the mourning ceremonies are of mythological content, referring to the great leader or culture-hero Wiyot.
Who are the ‘others’ who speak of a Greek ‘culture-hero’ by the impossibly fantastic name of ‘a fire totem’?
Pundjel, the Eagle Hawk, is the demiurge and "culture-hero" of several Australian tribes.
He answers almost precisely to Maui, the "the culture-hero" of New Zealand.