- Mythical Number: #0177
- Culture: North American
- Attribute: Aquatic
- Attribute: Forest Dweller
- Attribute: Cave Dweller
- Behaviour: Deadly
A malicious serpent of the Huron people of North America. This creature lived in lakes, rivers, caves and forests and wait hiding. When travellers came within range, it would stretch from its hiding-place causing death and disease. Many Shamans went to pacify the creature to make use of its skin but none succeeded.
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Did you find Angont interesting? If you are skilled in art, then why not draw a scary or actioned-packed drawing of the Deadly Angont and send it to this website. Native American myth have been wonderfully collated in this book American Indian Trickster Tales and also in Creative Kids: Native American Tales and Activities. One famous North American creature made it into its own horror film Wendigo (2001) is about a couple and their child who encounter this horrible monster.
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