• Our next district late start is tomorrow morning! Classes start at 9:35 a.m., and don't forget to bring your Ted Drewes tickets!

  • Seniors: commencement speaker applications are available in Dr. Sink's office.; they are due Fri. March 15 at 2:45 p.m.

  • Did you play a fall sport or participate in a performing art? Have a 3.0 GPA? Pick up your free Best of West tee shirt from Mrs. Debenport!

The Wendigo in the room: our Columbus Day carnage

The Wendigo in the room: our Columbus Day carnage

Gokul Venkatachalam

October 8, 2018

Filed under columns, opinions, The World According to Gokul

The Algonquin people believe in a mythical monster known as the Wendigo. Depicted as a terrifying monster with a ghoulish appearance, the Wendigo is usually associated with heinous acts committed by deranged members of the community. When settlers began to arrive and steal Algonquin land, the Wendigo was...

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