The Alom-bag-winno-sis or "The Alom," which I shortened, are dwarfish cryptids from the folklore of the Abenaki native people. The Abenaki, according to Wikipedia are indigenous of the Americas- located in the northeastern United States as well as Eastern Canada.
According to Bear Nation online - in Native lore, the Acheri is a demon who brings disease upon the defenseless, especially children. The malevolent spirit lives in the mountain tops and comes down to enter settlements at night, singing and dancing, and sometimes playing the drums. The demon casts it's shadow like a contagious net, and… Continue reading Mythical Creature, ‘the Acheri,’ a Native People’s deadly mountain demon- with writing prompt