Native American Mythology

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TIHTIPIHIN

Nootka Crab God

The father of all hermit crabs, apparently

All the hermit crabs call him daddy. According to some sources, he’s also Kwatee’s brother.

We are unable to confirm this as our hermit crab correspondent has gone into hiding.

Tihtipihin Facts and Figures

Name: Tihtipihin
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Male
Type: God
Area or people: Northwest, Nootka, Puget
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Crabs
Area of expertise: Crabs

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 1939

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Article last revised on May 16, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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