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Native American Legends: Atlantow
Tribal affiliation: Mohican
evil spirit, death
Related figures in other tribes: Matantu (Lenape),
Hobomok (Wampanoag), Oki (Powhatan)
The manitow (spirit) of death. A destructive, often evil being usually in opposition to
Waunthut Mennitoow. After the introduction of Christianity, Mohican people
frequently identified Atlantow with the Devil.
Spirit of the New England Tribes:
Collection of Mohican and other Algonquian legends and traditional stories.
Excellent anthology of stories, songs, and oral history from the Algonquian tribes.
The Mohican World
Algonquian myths and legends
New York Indian tribes
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