An image of a Wendigo.

Be Wary of the Wendigo: A Terrifying Beast of Native American Legend with an Insatiable Hunger to Devour Mankind

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Here is a video depicting a supposed Wendigo (here called a ‘Rake’) sighting. (Warning: May Not Be Suitable for Sensitive Viewers):

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This mytheme is very common in Stories of Creation from all over the World. It derives from the “deities who creates everything and devour everything again” in the circuit of creation. So it has nothing to do with any devlish beasts at all. Google “devouring deities” and read for yourself.

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