Tales from Temagami - Land of Deep Water

O-bawb-ika lake story

o-bawb-ika  eastern shore

O-bawb-ika lake is called Ma'nitu Pi'pa'gi, "Spirit Echo". On the eastern shore of this lake is a great rock where a Manitu is believed to live. Whenever anyone makes a noise in the vicinity, the Manitu becomes angry and growls. His plaints, people believe, can be clearly heard when he is offended. they never go near there when they can avoid it; and they seldom throw a stone in the lake, splash their paddles, or shoot their guns near its shores.

mani-doo ledge

the End
Related by Aleck Paul, second chief of Timagami band, to Frank Speck in 1913
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