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Legendary Native American Figures: Little Giver (Fastachee)

Name: Little Giver
Tribal affiliation: Miccosukee, Seminole
Native names: Fastachee, Fas-te-chee, Fas-ta-chee
Pronunciation: fah-stuh-chee
Type: Corn spirit, dwarf god
Related figures in other tribes: Unknown Woman (Choctaw), Selu (Cherokee), Onatah (Iroquois)

Little Giver is a corn spirit from Miccosukee and Seminole mythology. Usually appearing as a dwarf, Little Giver appeared to the people to present them with the gift of corn, for which he was subsequently always honored.

Recommended Books of Related Native American Legends

Southeastern Native American Legends:
    Book comparing the traditional stories of the Miccosukee and other Southeast tribes.

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