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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

*Rabbit Boy:
    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.

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Additional Resources

 Singing for a Spirit
 Dakota Sioux language
 Sioux myths
 Dakota Sioux pronunciation
 South Dakota Native
 Plains Indians tribes
 The Siouan language



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