North American - An evil spirit of the Mandan. Maninga was in conflict with Lone Man who defeated him but Maninga came back four years later in the form of a great flood. Lone Man saved his people by building a stockade called the Great Canoe and Mananga was finally defeated by the powers of Lone Man's medicine-drum and was swept away as the flood receded. Also identified as Maninga, Great Canoe or Great Canoe.

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