You could die of fright just seeing a Wendigo. That would be the easy way out, for this is a giant starving beast with a never-ending hunger for flesh. Victims are rendered apart and all the parts devoured down to the last tiny bone and droplet of blood.
It carries a feeling of winter famine about it — snow clouds form, trees crack and icy blizzards rise around it.
This gaunt scrawny creature is a warning that there should be a balance between starvation and gluttony. It has come as a lesson to us all.
Heed the warning. Avoid the lesson.
Wendigo Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Wendego, Wetiko, Windago, Windego, Windikouk
Type: fabulous creature
Area or people: Algonquin people of the Anishinaabe group
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
Role: Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 1577
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Article last revised on November 03, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.