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Native American Legends: Long Teeth
Name: Long Teeth
Alternate spellings: Long-Teeth
Tribal affiliation: Arikara
Native names: Aáhčes
Type: Twin heroes
Related figures in other tribes: Wild Boy (Caddo),
Spring Boy (Crow),
Thrown Away (Arapaho)
Long Teeth is the name of an Arikara hero, one of a pair of legendary twins. He magically sprang from
the afterbirth of his brother,
Drinks Brain Soup,
and grew up in the wilderness.
Long Teeth Stories
Long Teeth and Drinks Brain Soup:
The saga of the Arikara hero twins.
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