Also known as Katyutayuuq
- Inuit (culture)
- Domestic (attribute)
- Deadly (behaviour)
An extremely fearsome creature that terrifies the Inuit people. She has no legs or arms and has a vulva for a mouth, lined with sharp teeth that she uses to devour people. She has no real body, breasts hang from her head and she has two feet. She would sneak into peoples dwelling and eat them in their sleep. They also had the habit of hiding in or under people’s bedding to attack them when they least expected it. The male version was called Tunnituaqruk.
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