Native American Death Spirit: Atlantow

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Atlantow
Native American Death Spirit

Native American Death Spirit: Atlantow

Name: Atlantow
Tribal affiliation: Mohican
Pronunciation: at-lan-toh
Type: Antagonist, evil spirit, death
Related figures in other tribes: Matantu (Lenape), Hobomok (Wampanoag), Oki (Powhatan)

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The manitow (spirit) of death. A destructive, often evil being usually in opposition to Waunthut Mennitoow. After the introduction of Christianity, Mohican people frequently identified Atlantow with the Devil.

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