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Native American Legends: Huhuk (Hu-Huk)
Tribal affiliation: Pawnee
Alternate spellings: Hu-huk
Also known as: Kitihakuts
Related figures in other tribes: Thunderer (Sioux),
Huhuk is the Pawnee Thunderbird. The Thunderbird is described as a huge long-necked bird like a swan, with
a forked, jagged tail. The beating of his wings cause thunder. Huhuk is the mortal enemy of the water panther.
Recommended Books of Related Native American Legends
The Pawnee Mythology:
Extensive collection of Pawnee legends and traditional stories.
Hold Up The Sky:
Anthology of legends from the Pawnee and other Southern Plains tribes.
Pawnee pronunciation guide
Plains Native American Indians
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