Among the Seneca Indians of north-east America, Skahnowa is a giant turtle that lives in the pools and lakes where Doonongaes the horned serpent lives. Skahnowa acts as a kind of scout and hunter for Doonongaes.

John and Caitlin Matthews, The Element Encyclopaedia of Magical Creatures, 2013, Skahnowa, p 425

Doonongaes Skahnowa

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