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Legendary Native American Figures: Kowi Anukasha
Name: Kowi Anukasha
Tribal affiliation: Choctaw
Alternate spellings: Kwanokasha, Kowi anakasha
Pronunciation: ko-wih ah-nuh-kah-shah
Type: Native American little people, forest spirits
Related figures in other tribes: Yunwi Tsunsdi (Cherokee), Mannegishi (Cree), Pukwudgie (Algonquian)
The Kowi Anukasha are Little People in Choctaw folklore. They have strong magic and can be very dangerous, but they sometimes also
bestow powers upon people who treat them respectfully. Their name literally means "forest dwellers."
Kowi Anukasha Stories
Choctaw Little People:
Choctaw stories about the Kowi-Anukasha.
Recommended Books of Related Native American Legends
Southeastern Native American Legends:
Book comparing the traditional stories of the Choctaw and other Southeast tribes.
Traditional tales about little people from 14 different Native American tribes.
They Say The Wind Is Red
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