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manito

(măn`ĭtō), name used among Native Americans of the Algonquian-Wakashan linguistic stock to describe the supernatural power that permeates all things (see animismanimism,
belief in personalized, supernatural beings (or souls) that often inhabit ordinary animals and objects, governing their existence. British anthropologist Sir Edward Burnett Tylor argued in Primitive Culture
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). The idea of a supreme and personified manito, Kitchi Manito, may have been learned from missionaries. Manito is also spelled manitoa, manitua, manitou, and manetto.
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