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windigo

(ˈwɪndɪˌɡəʊ)
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(Alternative Belief Systems) a variant of wendigo
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While spending time with Uncle he shares the story of the Windigo with the boys.
In the background, a wailing electric guitar reminds us of the destructive power of the Windigo spirit: "Gold burns a hole in your soul, well uranium burns a hole in forever, it just gets out of control.
The Honourable Bob Nault, Member of Parliament for Kenora, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Minister responsible for FedNor, today announced a FedNor investment of $20,500 to help develop a community strategic plan for the communities of Windigo Island and Regina Bay on Lake of the Woods in Northwestern Ontario.
But Jared won't listen and, having mounted the summit, the boys suddenly find themselves in an alternative reality faced with a Windigo, a cannibalistic evil spirit that begins to pursue them through the wilderness.
An Ontario Provincial Police officer demonstrated ignorance of treaty relationships and rights when he pulled Nigigoonsimikinkaaning First Nation Chief Will Windigo over for having a quartered moose in his truck, he said, and that disturbed him more than the aggressive treatment of the officer against his hunting party.
Robert Downes; WINDIGO MOON; The Wandering Press (Fiction: Historical) 14.
The Windigo (or Wetigo as it is called in Alberta) was a spiritual creature among the Woodland tribes that could turn a person into a cannibalistic savage with a heart of ice.
When the body of a 14yearold Ojibwe girl washes up on Windigo Island, a rocky outcrop on Lake Superior, Cork O'Connor and his daughter, Jenny, embark on a crusade to rescue another teenager, Mariah, who had run away from home with her, ending up as prostitutes in Duluth, pimped by a man known, strangely enough, as Windigo.
Sugars is careful to avoid these dangers, guided by writers like Tomson Highway, Eden Robinson, and Thomas King, who dispel Gothic conventions through parody or expel them by invoking local spirits like Nanabush, Coyote, and Windigo.
in Green Thumb Times 1-3)--a discovery that immediately increased its corporate funding by 500% ("Detailed Production History" 26)--GT staged three plays containing First Nations material: The Windigo (1977; directed 79/80 by Brian Richmond), La Malice/Voyageur (1978/79), also directed by Richmond, depicting Simon Fraser and "a beautiful Sekani Indian girl," and Irene Watts' Beyond Belief (1981/82), featuring "a spell to destroy life from [a] Cherokee Indian Tribe" (4-29).
30 -- ESET, a global pioneer in proactive protection for more than 25 years, won the first annual 'Peter Szor Award' by Virus Bulletin for their research on Operation Windigo - the credential-stealing Linux server-side malware.