Thrown Away

North American - In Creek lore, a boy who grew. From a placenta. Son of Turkey-Killer. When his wife was killed by a monster, Turkey-Killer cut open her abdomen and rescued their unborn son. The placenta, which he threw into the bushes, developed into another boy and Turkey-Killer reared them together. They caused a great deal of trouble and eventually killed their own father who became a crow. After that, the boys separated, one going east, the other west. In another version, he was the twin of Lodge Boy who takes the major role. Occasionally known as Thrown Away, Lodge Boy, Lodge Boy, Spring Boy, Spring Boy or Throwaway.

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