- Mythical Number: #3646
- Culture: North American
- Attribute: Giant
- Behaviour: Deadly
A Giant from the traditions of the Hopi Native Americans. Yeitso was an ancient being who preyed on humans. His body was covered in scales and caused much devastation on the primordial human race. The heroes Nayenygami and Tobadzistsini asked the sun god for help to defeat the Yeitso. The sun god gave them the magic arrows of the rainbow, the sunbeam, of chained lightning and of sheet. They returned to Earth and used their magic arrows to bring down the terrible Yeitso.
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Did you find Yeitso interesting? If you are skilled in art, then why not draw a scary or actioned-packed drawing of the Deadly Yeitso 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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