The Cannibal Talking Head: The Portrayal of the Windigo “Monster” in Popular Culture and Ojibwe Traditions

@article{DeSanti2015TheCT,
  title={The Cannibal Talking Head: The Portrayal of the Windigo “Monster” in Popular Culture and Ojibwe Traditions},
  author={Brady DeSanti},
  journal={Journal of Religion and Popular Culture},
  year={2015},
  volume={27},
  pages={186 - 201}
}
  • Brady DeSanti
  • Published 2015
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Religion and Popular Culture
This article examines the windigo “monster” of Algonquian Indian traditions through the lens of popular culture. The cannibalistic entity remains a consistent antagonist in comic books, cartoons, movies, and television series. Each medium portrays components of the windigo and related phenomena with varying degrees of accuracy. And while the windigo continues to be a part of many different Algonquian-speaking Native American and First Nations cultural traditions, this article focuses primarily… Expand
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