Also known as Mitchipissy, Missipissy, Master of the Fishes, Underground Panther, Underwater Panther, Great Tiger, Great Lynx.
- Mythical Number: #2270
- Culture: North American
- Attribute: Aquatic
- Behaviour: Troublesome
A water monster from the traditions of the Ojibwa and Algonquin people of North America. It has the body of a cat with a spiked back. It captures its victims with its long tail. It also uses its tail to create storms by waving it in the water.
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Did you find Mishipzhiw interesting? If you are skilled in art, then why not draw a cheeky, comical or intriguing sketch of the Troublesome Mishipzhiw 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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