Also known as Indacinga, Apotamkin, Hagondes - Man
- Mythical Number: #0493
- Culture: North American
- Attribute: Flying
- Behaviour: Haunting
A creature from many different cultures across Native America. Its name means ‘Owner-of-a-Bag’ a name which it is also known as. It is known as the Bogey among the Arapho people, the Indacinga of the Ponca people, the Apotamkin of the Masileet people and the Hagondes of the Seneca Americans. It was a giant owl that owned a large bag, which it used to keep children in to carry off to its lair. Stories of this creature were used to scare misbehaved children.
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Did you find Bogey interesting? If you are skilled in art, then why not draw a frightening and terrifying image of the Haunting Bogey 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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