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Deer Woman is a shape-shifting woman in Native American mythology who is said to be the spirit protector of women and children. Like the Gods and Goddesses of Greece and Rome she sometimes uses her shape-shifting ability to exact revenge.

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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.

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The Wendigo is a cannibalistic beast from Native American folklore and legend. The word “Wendigo” (pronounced wehn-dee-go) comes from the Native American Algonquian language, meaning “evil spirit that devours mankind.”

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Mythical creatures: thunderbird. (Click for more creatures) - the Native Americans believed that certain birds brought storms with them. The myth probably originated when they noticed birds would soar long and high on the warm updrafts that roll through before a storm.

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In Native American lore, the raven is often celebrated as the light-bringer; the one who gifted humanity with understanding and discernment. The raven holds understanding in balance. The black raven reminds us that wisdom can be found not only in the light, but also in the dark, shadowy void that our over-culture so fears and runs from. ShamanTube

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Archeri - A demonic spirit from Native American and eastern mythology, the Archeri takes the form of a little girl and delights in spreading disease to children and the elderly. She is often seen as a frail little girl with pale grey skin who lives in the mountains. When disturbed by human activity she will come down from the mountain and dance into festivals and harvests in order to attract children to her. Children are then infected by the Archeri casting its shadow on them…

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