Native American Indian Star Spirits: Splinter-Foot Woman

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Native American Indian Star Spirits: Splinter-Foot Woman

Name: Splinter Foot Girl

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Tribal affiliation: Arapaho

Arapaho name: Heseihteesiisoo, Häsixtäciisan, Hasixtaciisan

Pronunciation: similar to hass-aih-tass-ee-saw

Also known as: Splinter-Foot Girl, Splinter-Foot Woman, Splinter-Foot, Splinterfoot, Foot-Stuck-Child, Tenderfoot Woman, Sore Foot Woman

Type: Heroine, star

Splinter Foot Girl is the heroine of an Arapaho legend cycle concerning her miraculous birth from the leg of a male hunter, her escape from aggressive suitors (a buffalo monster, powerful rock, or both), and her eventual transformation of herself and her family into the stars of the Pleiades.

Source: native-languages

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