North American - A maiden, one of the Star-folk. She lured the mortal, Cloud-carrier, to her home in the sky and married him. When he longed to return to his own people, she allowed him to return on condition that he did not marry again. He soon forgot this promise and married a girl of his own tribe but she died four days later. When he married another maiden, Nemissa recalled him and he was never seen again. In some accounts, identified as Nemissa.

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