Rhipisunt

North American - A Haida maiden. Wife of Dzarilaw. She was abducted by the bears and married Dzarilaw, son of the bear chief and his wife who had human heads for breasts. Rhipisunt bore two offspring as bear cubs. When one of her brothers, who had searched for her with his dog Maesk, killed Dzarilaw, rescued her and took her home, these young cubs turned into handsome youths. Also referred to as Rhipisunt, Bearskin Woman, Bearskin Woman, Dzarilaw, Rhpisunt or Rhpisunt.

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