Name: Fox-Woman Tribal affiliation:Cree, Ojibwe Also known as: Waagoshii-Mindimooye (Ojibwe, pronounced wah-go-shee-min-dih-moo-yay), Wakoshi-Mitimoye (Oji-Cree, pronounced
wah-ko-shee-mih-tih-moh-yeh), Foxwoman, Fox Old Lady, Grandmother Fox, Old Lady Fox Type:Wise woman, heroine,
Fox-Woman is a minor animal spirit of the Anishinabe and Cree tribes. She is usually portrayed as a wise elder. Fox-Woman plays an important role in the saga
of Ayas, a young hero who she adopts as her grandson and helps to guide through many
Iyash and Old Lady Fox:
Severn Ojibwe legend about a hero passing a strange test to earn the advice of Wakoshi-Mitimoye (Foxwoman.)
They have some more adventures together which you can read if you click "next," though it may seem a little disgusting to modern Americans.
The Legend of Ayas:
Audio file of a James Bay Cree storyteller narrating the story of Ayas and Grandmother Fox.
Son of Aioswé:
In this Cree version of the epic, Fox Woman appeared when the hero's mother wished for someone to help him.