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A creature appearing in the mythology of the Algonquian people who are native to northern US and Canada, who is malevolent, cannibalistic and capable of transforming or possessing humans
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Goldman identifies Wendigo stories as "disaster narratives" (2001, 167) that emerge "in social systems in crisis" (169).
Rather she situates a sole novel, Surfacing (1972), as part of a corpus she labels "women-in-the-woods" stories, which may or may not be Wendigo tales.
According to her, the Wendigo is a hyper-strong, genderless "giant spirit-creature" that can move faster than the wind, that has a hunger for moss, frogs, mushrooms, and human flesh, and that has lost the ability of human speech.
From its general construction and style, as well as its size, silhouette, and the insufferable noise it makes, it may be the Wabash Cannonball, the Redball Express, the Hondo Hurricane, the Laredo Limited, the Delaware Lackawanna and Western Delight, the Erie Smoke, the Santa Fe Savage, the Missouri-Pacific Blazer, the Texas-Pacific Tornado, the Union Pacific Paramount, the Missouri-Kansas-Texas Zippo, the Toonerville Trolley, the Zenith Hummingbird, the Western Pacific Wendigo, the Pennsylvania Phantom, the Long Island Stroller, or the Tuscaloosa Breeze.
Will Brave's stories and teachings prepare Courage enough to defend the Village when Wendigo strikes again?
Players must level up, gear up and smash some of the world's most notorious villains, including Wendigo, Abomination and the Skrulls.
HE who hears the cry of the Wendigo is never seen again.
The American fantasy hit about three sisters with magic powers continues to spin its enchantment as tonight's problems include an ex-boyfriend with money problems and the arrival in town of a werewolf- like critter called a Wendigo.
This limited-edition box set includes 8 single-carded 6" scale Hulk Legends figures including: Son of Hulk, She-Hulk, Grey Hulk, King Hulk, The End Hulk, Absorbing Man, Doc Samson and Wendigo.
He alone stands against a group of evil Shaman dead set on reviving their old master; the Wendigo.
OTC:INZS) announced today it has signed a letter of intent to acquire Wendigo Golf Club and 255 acres of land in Grand Rapids, Mn.
Under the terms of the acquisition Michael La Coursiere, owner of Wendigo, one of the top 10 golf courses in Minnesota has agreed to sell for an undisclosed amount of cash and stock, all of the assets along with all rights for residential housing, hotel, condominium and time share development to Investment Technology Inc.