You are here:
  1. » Home
  2. » Areas
  3. » Mythology
  4. » Americas
  5. » Native American mythology
  6. » Atacokai
Cite/print/rate article
Send comment    References


by Gerald Musinsky
A culture hero of three mythic types. He lost his innate ability to communicate with animals after his banishment for the accidental death of his brother. His name means "He paddles the wrong way." The name exemplifies "contrary" behavior and loosely corresponds with Fool tales and "contrary" tales of other tribes.

[Sub-Arctic; Yukon, Alaska]

Article details:

  • N/A

Page tools: