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The Huron spirit of evil. The twin grandsons of the moon, Tawiscara and Ioskeha, represent the antithetical forces in Nature. In their bloody fight for supremacy Ioskeha armed himself with the horns of a stag, while Tawiscara could only seize a wild rose. For this reason the evil one was driven off, bleeding ‘flint stones’, and Ioskeha became the guardian deity of the Hurons, Mohawks, and Tuscaroras.

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