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Native American Legends: Blood-Clot Boy (Katoyis)
Name: Blood-Clot Boy
Tribal affiliation: Blackfoot
Blackfoot name: Katoyis, Kutoyis, Kut-o-yis, Katoyisa
Also known as: Blood Clot Boy, Bloodclot Boy
Type: Hero, Poor boy
Related figures in other tribes: Rabbit-Boy (Sioux)
Katoyis, the Blood Clot Boy, is a mythical Blackfoot hero who has many adventures slaying monsters and wicked people.
Katoyis got his name (which literally means a clot of blood) because of his magical origin, springing from a blood-clot left over after
a stingy hunter denied meat to his hungry parents-in-law. From then on, Blood Clot Boy was always pursuing justice and standing up for
Blood-Clot Boy Stories
Blood Clot Boy Kut-o'-yis:
Blackfoot saga of the hero Kutoyis (Blood Clot Boy).
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Mythology of the Blackfoot Indians:
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Collection of traditional Blackfoot legends and folktales.
Indian Legends from the Northern Rockies:
Anthology of folklore from the Blackfoot and other Northern Plains tribes.
Story of the Blackfoot People
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