Azeban, the trickster god

Discussion in 'Native American' started by Olsen, Aug 27, 2011.

  1. Olsen

    Olsen Member

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Azeban

    Azeban was a trickster god in the Abenaki mythology. He was a raccoon-like being who played tricks on animals and people in order to obtain various advantages from them. However, he is not considered dangerous because he would never kill a creature with his tricks. Some Native American children's stories are centered around him.

    Here are two tales about him:
    http://www.native-languages.org/azeban.htm
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  2. ~DragonRider~

    ~DragonRider~ Member

    hm that sounds interesting...I rather like loki so maybe I'd like him
  3. Misa

    Misa Member

  4. Myrddin

    Myrddin Well-Known Member

    The names of some gods tend to be similar sometimes too; like Loki of Norse and Lucifer of Hebrew.

    E. M.

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