Doug Pederson says he spotted a white crow back on July 29, and has video footage of the bird, but fears his feathery friend may wind up stuffed on someones mantle when it flies south for the winter in a few weeks.
Pederson calls the unusual white bird his medicine crow and claims, Anyone who knows how they fly would say thats a crow.
The Saskatchewan shaman figures his powers are getting an extra boost while the bird is in town and he promises to use them for healing purposes.
The 57-year-old says he used to do curses but plans to stay out of the curses as he ages.
In the meantime, he says hell try to get his mayor, Trevor Thain, to take action to protect the white crow.
Mayor Thains office did not return reporters calls.
(Contact numbers available only to subscribing media or trial media users. You can request samples at the Wireless Flash web site.)
Copyright © 2005 Wireless Flash News Inc. All rights reserved. Wireless Flash® and FlashNews® are registered trademarks of Wireless Flash News Inc.