The lazy little people cried out in their hunger to the manito, the spirit who watched all outdoors, to come and help them.
Both the mother and the wife urged Monedowa to be aware of the manito.
When the Indian saw the place he looked awed and muttered, “manito been here.”
The manito of the Indians taught them how to do many things.
The conqueror then asked to be led to the manito's lodge, the interior of which had never been seen.
He had no need of the yellow sands, and he feared the manito that was said to guard them.
The manito appeared before the three animals, but they thought he was a hunter.
But a moon's journey from here, there lives a manito who has the shape of a giant.
To keep from harm those whom he loved, the manito had made the warriors into stone.
On the day named he flew upon a tall tree, overlooking the lodge, and took his stand there to observe the movement of the manito.
also manito, "spirit, deity, supernatural being," 1690s, from a word found throughout the Algonquian languages (cf. Delaware manutoow, Ojibwa manidoo), first in English from Unami Delaware /manet:u/.