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Dzoavits was a demon or ogre from Shoshonean mythology who stole the sun and kidnapped children. He is associated with volcanism and cannibalism.[1] In most legends he confronts several mythological animals before being trapped in a cave, the most common one being Devils Hole.[2]


  1. ^ Monsters. Myth Encyclopedia.
  2. ^ Forty, Jo. Mythology: A Visual Encyclopedia, Sterling Publishing Co., 2001, p. 374.

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