Friday, 19 April 2013

Q is for...

Quikinna'qu is a large raven from the folklore of the Koyrak people of North America. He was born when the Sky God was making a spear and a chip of rock fell from it down to the earth. When the chip of rock landed it transformed into Quikinna'qu who went forth to collect the tools for man to survive in those early days. It is also believed that he taught the first humans to fish, hunt and make fire.


  1. Kind of a scary looking bird. But hey, if he gave us fire and tools, looks aren't everything.

  2. I'm not so sure I'd be accepting help from something that looks like that. I'd be running the other direction screaming my guts out. =)

  3. This is all very cool! I love myths and legends.

    I am going to have to comeback and read all your past posts.

    Tim Brannan
    The Other Side and The Witch
    Red Sonja: She-Devil with a Sword
    The Freedom of Nonbelief

  4. Never heard of this creature - very cool post!