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BEAVER
Also known as CAPA

A picture showing the legend of BEAVER taken from our Native American mythology archives. Illustration by Chas Saunders. Read the story below or search the index for more Native American Gods, Native American Goddesses, heroes, demons and monsters!

Beaver God

He abounds — he is bountiful. He beavers away everywhere. Damnation takes on a whole new meaning. Wherever there is a dam and it's near a Native American tribe, BEAVER is at work — with the emphasis mostly on work.

You might say he's the God of Storage, as he loves packing things away neatly ready for the winter months. But he's not averse to a bit of well-intentioned thievery. See SNOQUALM.

Among the Lakota he is known as Capa.

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Article last updated on 09 January 2013
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.

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ABOUT BEAVER : FACTS AND FIGURES
Name : BEAVER
Area or people : Algonquin, Lakota, Northeast, Northwest, Plains
Location : North America
Gender : Male
Type : Deity
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : CAPA
Popularity index : 626

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