Also known as Hokhoku
- North American (culture)
- Flying (attribute)
- Deadly (behaviour)
The name translates as ‘the Cannibal at the North End of the World,’ and is also known as Hokhoku. He is a mighty bird that with his consort Galokwudzuwis, hunts humans, crushing their skulls and eating their brains. The Bakbakwakanooksiewae appears in a ceremony where people chant and dance trying to catch someone dressed as this great bird.
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