Louhi

Finnish - A wicked ice-giantess. Ruler of fog, winds and wild animals. Consort of Pohjanakka. She promised to give her daughter to Vainamoinen in marriage if he would get a talisman, a sampo, for her. Ilmarinen made the sampo and, when he, helped by Vainamoinen and Lemminkainen, stole it, she caused a storm which wrecked their ship and shattered the sampo. On occassion, called Louhi, Lady of Pohjola or Lady of Pohjola.

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