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Pukwudgie was one of the four houses at Ilvermorny School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in North America. It was named so by No-Maj James Steward, after the Pukwudgie. The Pukwudgie was a fiercely independent magical creature, based on stories he heard from his wife Isolt Sayre about William the Pukwudgie.
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Behind the scenes
- The Pukwudgie is a creature that appears in the folklore of various indigenous peoples of North America, notably the Wampanoag. It is typically described as two-to-three-feet tall and human-shaped, but with a larger nose, ears, and fingers and smooth, grey skin that sometimes glows, and a thick coat of hair over its head and back similar in appearance to a porcupine Its magical abilities include disappearing and reappearing, partial or complete transformation into a porcupine or cougar, and creating fire.
- Pukwudgie is the only Ilvermorny house whose namesake creature is not known to produce a wand core.
- Pottermore (First appearance)
- Wizarding World
- Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (film) (Mentioned in a newspaper)
- Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery (Mentioned only)
Notes and references
- Writing by J. K. Rowling: "Ilvermorny School of Witchcraft and Wizardry" at Wizarding World
- "Ilvermorny’s four houses unveiled thanks to secret code found on Pottermore" from Hypable
- Pottermore - All About Pukwudgie
- Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (film) (see this image)
- Pukwudgie on Wikipedia
- "Legendary Native American Figures: Pukwudgie (Puckwudgie)" from Native-Languages.org