The Zapotec Civilization (Pre-Columbian) – existed over 2,500 years ago in what would become Southern Mexico. Advanced for their Era, The Zapotec Culture had a rich and vibrant Mythology. One of their many Deities was ''Cocijo''. Said to have created The World, and is known to Man thru Thunder, Cocijo was also responsible for ''all other Gods''. He would later be associated with Rivers and Lakes and all form of animal life which lived in and around such.