Winpe

North American - A giant Algonquian sorcerer. In a struggle with Gluskap, he abducted Gluskap's family and took them off in a canoe. Gluskap rode on the back of a fish to overtake them and rescue his family. Winpe grew taller than a tree but Gluskap grew even higher and killed him by striking him with the end of his bow. On occassion, identified as Winpe, Wimpe, Wimpe, Win-pe or Win-pe.

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