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Native American Legends: Kolowa
Tribal affiliation: Creek
Related figures in other tribes: Maneater (Southeastern tribes,)
Double Face (Plains tribes)
Kolowa is a kind of hairy, man-eating ogre from Creek mythology.
Some recent Creek storytellers have translated it as "gorilla."
Lodge Boy, Wild Boy, and the Kolowa Woman Bead-Spitter and Thrown-Away:
Choctaw legends about twin heroes defeating a Kolowa who killed their mother.
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