Okinai

North American - A young Blackfoot. Brother of Bearskin-woman and Sinopa. His eldest sister, Bearskin-woman, married a grizzly bear and, when her people killed her husband, she turned herself into a bear and killed them all except Okinai, his young sister Sinopa and their six brothers who were away from the lodge at that time. When they returned, she tried to kill them also but they escaped with Okinai and Sinopa when the eldest shot arrows into the sky, each one of which carried one member of the party up to the heavens where they became the Great Bear constellation. In some references, identified as Okinai.

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