Turkey-Killer

North American - A bead-spitter in Creek lore. Father of Thrown Away. When he met two maidens seeking a bead-spitter, he tested their virginity with a sieve and water, marrying the one who was still a virgin - the other had been raped by Rabbit pretending to be a bead-spitter. When, in his absence, his wife was killed by a monster, he cut open her abdomen and rescued their unborn son. The placenta, which he threw into the bushes, became another boy, Thrown Away, and the two grew up together but caused a great deal of trouble. They finally killed their own father who then became a crow. In some lore, occasionally known as Turkey-Killer.

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