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Eagle

by Gerald Musinsky
Eagle is a prevalent medicine bird although sometimes associated with Thunder Bird, is not Thunder Bird. Eagle tales have a separate lineage and the eagle is a significant motif in many unrelated narratives. The eagle was the most swift and mighty bird of prey and greatly respected. Eagle plays many roles from hero to messenger and has powerful medicines. Transformed from eating people by the Yavapai hero Amchitapuka.

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