North American - A Kwakiutl chief. Seeking a dance of his own, he was carried off on the back of a raven. He landed in a house full of animals which had adopted human form and was allowed to take some of their dances and songs. Back home, he found that he had been away not four days but four years. He taught his people the songs and his new dance and made a totem pole, Kalakuyuwish, and took this name for himself. In some accounts, known as Wakiash.

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