Several native legends credit the White Raven for bringing light to the world by freeing the sun, moon, and stars which were locked away by an evil being. In the course of its heroic deed White Raven was turned to black.
Quoth the Raven "Nevermore". Ravens are such brilliant, incredible animals. Scientists still argue whether Ravens or African Greys are the most intelligent birds. I say it's Ravens for the simple fact that they can use tools.