Native American Ghosts: Scalped Man

Published on October 23, 2012 by Casey

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Scalped Man
Scalped Man

Native American Ghosts: Scalped Man

Name: Scalped Man

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Tribal affiliation: Arikara, Pawnee

Native names: Tshunuxu, Chunuxu, Kicahuruksu’

Pronunciation: choo-noo-khoo (Arikara), kee-chah-hoo-rook-soo (Pawnee)

Type: Ghost

Scalped Man is a character from Arikara and Pawnee ghost stories, a warrior who returned to life after being killed and scalped in battle and now roams the world as a fearsome spirit being with the top of his head missing. In most stories he frightens and menaces people, but in some he is a tragic figure who haunts his old village and helps people when they are not looking.

Source: native-languages

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