So, you are the only human being. You live by fishing and it is very lonely. When you cry your nose starts to run. Then you blow it into a crab shell and the next day there is a sort of snotball which slowly metamorphosizes into a Crabman.
What happens next? Nothing. They just live happily ever after. No populating the world. No crablets. How selfish can you get in the world of shellfish?
So why is she called Copper Woman? Because she and her husband run the underwater smelting industry.
Copper Woman Facts and Figures
Name: Copper Woman
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Xaalajaat
Area or people: Haida, Northwest Coast
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Ancestors and Ancestral Spirits
Area of expertise: Ancestors
Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 1325
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Article last revised on May 24, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.