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Legendary Native American Figures: Kolowa
Tribal affiliation: Creek
Type: Monster, ogre
Related figures in other tribes: Man-Eater (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.
Recommended Books of Related Native American Legends
Southeastern Native American Legends:
Book comparing traditional Muskogee stories with the stories of other Southeast tribes.
Creek Indian Medicine Ways
South Carolina Indian tribes
The Southeast Native Americans
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