Xhuuya

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  • Pacific Pacific (culture)
  • Flying Flying (attribute)
  • Celestial Celestial (attribute)
  • Troublesome Troublesome (behaviour)

A celestial raven from the myths of the Haida people of the north-west Pacific coast of Canada. He is a trickster god whose mother is the ‘Floodtide Woman’ and his Uncle is Sghulghu Quuna the killer whale. He has black and blue feathers and is known for stealing fire from the gods and bringing it to man. He also brought berries, water, light and fish to humans. Together with a dog he designed the calendar. He is also fond of visiting women during the night. He is remembered at Winter when he at the end of the season he brings back light to the world.

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