The Wendigo. A creature from the mythology of Native Americans that lived in the region of the northeastern United States and southeastern Canada. It's born from pure cannibalism, and its hunger is never satisfied.

The Wendigo

The Wendigo. A creature from the mythology of Native Americans that lived in the region of the northeastern United States and southeastern Canada. It's born from pure cannibalism, and its hunger is never satisfied.

Countless Native American tribes recall stories of giant snakes, but one of the most captivating is that of the horned water serpent, an almost impossible-to-kill creature with magical scales that give hunters good luck for the rest of their lives. Legends say that the snake, called Uktena in many stories, boasts a powerful body as broad as a tree trunk, intimidating curved horns, and shining spots. Uktena can only be killed when shot in the seventh scale from its head. According to Cherokee…

Countless Native American tribes recall stories of giant snakes, but one of the most captivating is that of the horned water serpent, an almost impossible-to-kill creature with magical scales that give hunters good luck for the rest of their lives. Legends say that the snake, called Uktena in many stories, boasts a powerful body as broad as a tree trunk, intimidating curved horns, and shining spots. Uktena can only be killed when shot in the seventh scale from its head. According to Cherokee…

Lady Butterfly - Native American legend has it that, if we capture a butterfly and whisper a wish to her, she will carry it to the Great Spirit. By setting the butterfly free, we show respect for the balance of nature, and the wish will surely be granted.

Lady Butterfly - Native American legend has it that, if we capture a butterfly and whisper a wish to her, she will carry it to the Great Spirit. By setting the butterfly free, we show respect for the balance of nature, and the wish will surely be granted.

Gyhldeptis was a Native American Goddess. She is known as a coastal forest Goddess with long hair whose name means “Lady Hanging Hair” representing the long moss hanging from the cedar trees. She is protector of the forest and its creatures as well as the people who worship her, she is also seen as the spirit of the trees. Gyhldeptis helps us in times of stress and chaos. She assists in calming us and brings us back to our center.

Gyhldeptis was a Native American Goddess. She is known as a coastal forest Goddess with long hair whose name means “Lady Hanging Hair” representing the long moss hanging from the cedar trees. She is protector of the forest and its creatures as well as the people who worship her, she is also seen as the spirit of the trees. Gyhldeptis helps us in times of stress and chaos. She assists in calming us and brings us back to our center.

Medicine Wheel - - Sacred Hoop Sacred Circle of Life - By Phylameana lila Desy - Updated October 25, 2015.David McNew / Getty Images

Medicine Wheel - - Sacred Hoop Sacred Circle of Life - By Phylameana lila Desy - Updated October 25, 2015.David McNew / Getty Images

Crazy Horse quote. Native Americans. Indians. American ~ I pray that this prophecy comes true. ~

Crazy Horse quote. Native Americans. Indians. American ~ I pray that this prophecy comes true. ~

Native American Indian Otter Legends, Meaning and Symbolism from the Myths of Many Tribes

Native American Indian Otter Legends, Meaning and Symbolism from the Myths of Many Tribes

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