Turtle

North American - A turtle-spirit of the Navaho. He was involved with Bear, Frog and Snake in a plan to capture two maidens from an underwater village. The plan went awry and the two girls were killed. Frog and Turtle were lucky to escape with their lives but Bear and Snake fared better. This pair captured two girls who were overcome by the smoke from the kidnappers' pipes which made Bear and Snake appear as handsome braves with whom the girls mated. Sometimes referred to as Turtle, Tabakea, Tabakea or Turtle.
North American - A character in the lore of many Indian tribes. This character is usually regarded as the animal on the back of which the world is carried. Also referred to as Turtle, Tabakea, Tabakea or Turtle.

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