Qagwaai

North American - A monster in the form of a whale in the lore of the Indians of the north-west. Said to be able to shoot with a bow and arrow at a very young age, Stoneribs saw how this monster was killing men by smashing their canoes and lured it to the surface where it chased his own canoe with mouth agape. Stoneribs jumped into its gaping maw and killed the monster by shooting it from inside. He then skinned the whale and, wearing this skin, was able to take the form of a whale himself. Sometimes identified as Qagwaai.

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