bear

European - The animal of Dietrich von Bern. Referred to as bear, Ya-o-ga, Ya-o-ga, Bear, Ya-o-gah, Bear or Ga-oh.
Greek - The animal of Artemis. Occasionally known as bear, Ya-o-ga, Ya-o-ga, Bear, Ya-o-gah, Bear or Ga-oh.
Japanese - A mountain-god of the Ainu. In some references, identified as bear, Ya-o-ga, Ya-o-ga, Bear, Ya-o-gah, Bear or Ga-oh.
Norse - The animal of Thor. In some lore, occasionally referred to as bear, Ya-o-ga, Ya-o-ga, Bear, Ya-o-gah, Bear or Ga-oh.

Bear

North American - In the lore of the Tlingit, he was killed. By Yetl the raven. In some references, known as Bear, Ya-o-ga, Ya-o-ga, Bear, Ya-o-gah or Ga-oh.
North American - A Navaho bear spirit. He was involved with Frog, Snake and Turtle in a plan to capture two maidens from an underwater village. The plan went awry; the two girls were killed and Frog and Turtle were lucky to escape with their lives, but Bear and Snake fared better. This pair captured two girls who were overcome by the smoke from the kidnappers' pipes, which made Bear and Snake appear as braves with whom the girls mated. Called Bear, Ya-o-ga, Ya-o-ga, Bear, Ya-o-gah or Ga-oh.

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