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Legendary Native American Figures: Rabbit Boy
Name: Rabbit Boy
Tribal affiliation: Sioux tribes
Also known as: Blood Clot Man, Rabbit-Boy
Native names: We-Ota-Wichasha, We Ota Wicasa
Type: American Indian hero, Poor-boy
Related figures in other tribes:
Blood Clot Boy (Blackfoot)
Rabbit Boy is a Lakota and Dakota Sioux folklore hero. He had a miraculous birth from a rabbit kicking a clot of blood;
"We Ota Wicasa" literally means Blood Clot Man.
Rabbit Boy Stories
Lakota Sioux legend about a powerful young hero raised by rabbits.
Recommended Books of Related Native American Legends
The Sons of the Wind:
Good collection of Sioux legends told by a Lakota author.
Singing for a Spirit
Dakota Sioux language
Dakota Sioux pronunciation
South Dakota Native
Plains Indians tribes
The Siouan language
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