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No. Not the movie,but,reportedly the real thing.
Skinwalkers,Although it is most frequently seen as a coyote, wolf, owl, fox, or crow,in Native American and Norse legend, a skin-walker is a person with the supernatural ability to turn into any animal he or she desires. Similar creatures can be found in numerous cultures' lores all over the world.The Navajo refuse even to say the word allowed for fear of retaliation from this much-feared creature. The Mohawk Indian word "limikkin" is sometimes used to describe all skin-walkers. It is also known as the Yenaldooshi.
A Skinwalker is, in fact, a Witch and capable of causing much pain, suffering and even death.
Skinwalkers can transform into wolves, but, depending on the power they seek, other animal skins are used for other transformations. A coyote skin grants them speed, a bear skin strength, a cat, stealth and agility, etc.

Werewolves, as the white men know them, are capable of many things with their sharp claws and teeth and highly developed senses of sight, hearing and smell. According to Navajo legend, skinwalkers can have the power to read human thoughts. They also possess the ability to make any human or animal noise they choose. A skinwalker may use the voice of a relative or the cry of an infant to lure victims out of the safety of their homes.

The legend of the skinwalkers tells of God giving the people a gift of transformation that was used only against their enemies. Over time, the people began to abuse this power, thus bringing God to earth to reclaim it. Some gave the power up and others hid with it and passed the knowledge to others.
The Skinwalkers have all these as well, but add a bag of with tricks to it, including the ability to practice mind control, spread disease and cause sickness and death. They also use a strange white powder that paralyzes the victim,


The Navajo call the Skinwalker Yenaldlooshi which translates into "He who trots along here and there on all fours." They are accused of terrible crimes that flaunt Navajo tradition, like appearing naked, having sex with the dead and even cannibalism. There is also the Raven Mocker. It is a legendary creature from Cherokee lore. Being the most feared of all witches in Cherokee tradition, it had the power to consume a dying person's soul so that they may live longer.



The Yaqui have a similar creature they call Morea-kame. this is a person who practices witchcraft or what we might ball black magic. These creatures also change shape, appearing as animals or even as ghosts. They kill using their thoughts or the evil eye. They possess souls by entering the dreams of a sleeper and have even been accused of poisoning food.


Perhaps you are thanking your lucky stars that you are neither Navajo nor Yaqui. Don't become too complacent, my friend. These spirits, the Skinwalkers, Yenaldlooshi and Morea-kame make no distinction by race, color or creed. So be cautious of what words fall from your lips lest the Skinwalkers hear and come to harass your home, bring chaos and even death with them.

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