Wendigo

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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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"The Witiko: Algonkian Knowledge and Whiteman Knowledge." In Manlike Monsters on Trial: Early Records and Modern Evidence.
The claim about the value of Witiko is a question of taste.
And a good book has come about in the process, thoroughly to be recommended, even if that is more than can be said -- on the strength of it -- of Witiko.
'In Witiko and "Der fromme Spruch," however, we no longer encounter manic collectors [...].