Native American Indian Animal Spirits: Mikew

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Mikew
Mikew

Native American Indian Animal Spirits: Mikew

Name: Mikew

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Tribal affiliation: Abenaki, Penobscot, Maliseet, Passamaquoddy

Alternate spellings: Miko, Meeko, Mikoa, Mihkoa, Mihku, Mihkuw

Pronunciation: mee-koo

Type: Squirrel

Mikew the squirrel is a minor character of Wabanaki folklore. According to legend, Mikew was once a large carnivore like a wolf or bear but the culture hero, Glooscap, decided he was too ferocious and dangerous to humans and shrunk him to his current size. However, Mikew retained his ill-temper, and often is portrayed as a busybody and troublemaker.

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