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NANABOZHO
Also known as MANABUSH, NANABOZO, WINABOZHO, WENABOZHO

A picture showing the legend of NANABOZHO 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!

Creator Hare and Alternative Trickster Rabbit

He's the Creator Hare of the Abnaki, a God of Humanity and Medicine — and seems to be another manifestation of the Great Rabbit MANABOZHO under the name GLOOSKAP which he subsequently changed to NANABOZHO to keep us nicely bewildered.

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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 NANABOZHO : FACTS AND FIGURES
Name : NANABOZHO
Area or people : Abenaki, Chippewa, Menomini
Location : North America
Gender : Male
Type : Deity
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : MANABUSH, NANABOZO, WINABOZHO, WENABOZHO
Popularity index : 454

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