- North American (culture)
- Giant (attribute)
- Hellish (attribute)
- Friendly and Dangerous (behaviour)
A Giant from the beliefs of the Hopi Native Americans. He was amiable to humans but strict to the beings of the third world of which he presided. Later he was given a lesser position of monitoring the underworld of the dead until reinstated in the fourth world.
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