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Cherokee Legend: Spear-finger

Cherokee Legend: Spear-finger

A fearsome witch from Cherokee legend. Original illustration by Brooklyn Brown.

The Cherokee also connect to Highlands through the Legend of Spear-finger, a shapeshifting witch with a spear for a finger who resides in the rugged and awe-inspiring Whiteside Mountain. Cherokee hunters eventually track Spear-finger down and kill her by shooting an arrow into her hand where her heart is located.