"Similarly, a windigo’s legendary greed represented attitudes about sharing in many Indigenous cultures. In the wilderness, human survival often depended on communal cooperation and the sharing of food and possessions. Any individual who refused to share local resources, especially in times of great deprivation, was considered a “monster.” According to historian Shawn Smallman, the windigo is still seen as a symbol of greed in modern society, as manifested in capitalism and corporate consumerism." https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/windigo#:~:text=%2F64.37.9)-,Definition,such%20as%20hunger%20and%20cold.

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