by Gerald Musinsky
Similar to Apotamkin, Asin is a wood-dwelling monster-girl who carries off children. Her laughter is an omen of imminent death. Medicine people can gain bad medicine by dreaming about her. See also Tsonoqua.
- Gill, Sam D.; Sullivan, Irene F. (1992). Dictionary of Native American Mythology. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.