Civilization's common name: Syrisil Civilization's endonym (self-name): Syrisil meaning Reed-Weaver Starting region: 5 (Wiet-yris- River or Reeds)- preferably marshy river delta if possible please Origin: Amerindian Specialization: Agriculturalism, Intellectualism Description summary: River people with strong story-telling tradition Detailed description: The Syrisil are a boisterous people, valuing laughter and (primitive) music (mostly voice and drums) and making use of bright dyes and colors as much as they can. They are lovers of beauty and aesthetic and craftspeople are highly valued in their society. Story-telling is also highly prized and their stories are often recounted as groups with individuals playing the part of different characters. They are communalist with individual villages led by a chieftain (often an elder widow or widower) who also serves as chief story-teller and lore-keeper. The Syrisil are primitive humanist with no real established spiritualism or religion. Instead they celebrate tales of bravery or cunning, substituting human heroes for the gods of other civilizations. They primarily live along ‘Wiet-yris- River or Reeds' in long communal homes of wood and reeds elevated on stilts. They survive primarily by growing crops in artificial islands of mud and reeds, fishing, and primitive aquaculture, and more inland, by hunting. They are also accomplished weavers from which they take their name.