Five Brothers

North American - In the lore of the Snohomish, 5. Seal hunters. One of these five brothers tricked the others into following a wooden seal into the far northern seas where they got lost, finally landing in a place inhabited by very strange dwarfs. When these people were attacked by ducks and cranes, the four brothers drove the birds off and revived the dwarfs who had been shot with feather-darts discharged by the birds. On their way home, the brothers changed into killer whales for the long sea journey and then, having exacted vengeance on their brother, became whales again and swam out to sea. Sometimes identified as Five Brothers.

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