Skinwalkers

“In the religion and cultural lore of Southwestern tribes, there are witches known as skinwalkers who can alter their shapes at will to assume the characteristics of certain animals…In the American Southwest, the Navajo, Hopi, Utes, and other tribes each have their own version of the skinwalker story…

…a malevolent witch capable of transforming itself into a wolf, coyote, bear, bird, or any other animal.”

Skinwalkers – What Are They?, Colm Kelleher and George Knapp