This week we take a peek into one of the more famous legends of the Algonquin tribe, the Wendigo.
The Wendigo, or Windigo in some translations, is a tale prevalent in the Northern United States and Canada. It is viewed by some as a demonic spirit capable of either possessing a human or taking the form of one. Other legends claim that people are cursed to become the creature by the simple tasting of human flesh. The latter version of the legend depicts the creature as over fifteen feet tall and gaunt with deeply sunken glowing eyes, an overly long tongue, yellowed fangs, and yellowing skin, either in the process of decay or covered in fur. They are almost impossibly thin with an unending hunger for human flesh. There are also some who claim that the creature is so thin that you can only see it when you…
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