|A kind being who touched up the coyote's crude essays with a sharp stone, opening the eyes of men, and giving their hands and feet the powers of movement. He also acted as a "culture-hero," introducing the first arts. The Chinook, Oregon / Washington
|Creator goddess who hatched mankind from thunderbird eggs. Chinook
"Wah Kah Nee"
|A sacred being, able to walk unprotected, even barefoot, through the Winter and to communicate with its spirits, asking for the return of the Sunshine to warm her people. Chinook