Meshkenabec

Also known as Misikinebek, Mashernomak.

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  • North American North American (culture)
  • Aquatic Aquatic (attribute)
  • Reptilian Reptilian (attribute)
  • Forest Dweller Forest Dweller (attribute)
  • Deadly Deadly (behaviour)
  • Sea Serpents Sea Serpents (common type)

A sinister serpent of a vast lake feared by the Woodland Indians of North America. It had large scales, a scarlet head and eyes that emitted light. It swallowed whole many people until the hero Manabozho killed it by allowing himself to be swallowed and while dancing inside stabbed the heart of the snake opened its belly and escaped with other devoured victims.

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