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SuperFriends Comic Book Character
Real name: Wenonah Littlebird
Species: Native-American
Homeworld: Earth
Universe: Earth-1A
Base: Oklahoma, U.S.
Affiliations: Kiowa Tribe[1]
Global Guardians
International Heroes

Global Guardians Team Member


Wenonah Littlebird is a full-blooded Native-American from Oklahoma who represents the Kiowa tribe. She is also one of very few native American super-heroes. She also gained the ability to transform her claws into talons which can literally rip through sheet steel. After a short solo-career, she joined the Global Guardians where her power of flight and enhanced senses came in useful on a number of missions.

Background Information

Continuity from SuperFriends Comic Book

In 1977, Wenonah Littlebird soon takes on the superhero identity, Owlwoman. In her first adventure as her costumed alter ego, she helps Hawkman and his wife Hawkgirl dismantle a bomb in the darkness of an Oklahoma field.[2]

Continuity from Earth-One

On the parallel-universe of Earth-One, Wenonah Littlebird was offered a chance to become a member of the Global Guardians, a team of international heroes, and she accepted. This would make her the only American citizen to join the international super-hero team the Global Guardians.

Wenonah was offered a chance to become a member of the Global Guardians, a team of international heroes, and she accepted. While on the team, she fell for her teammate Jack O'Lantern, and the two quickly became a couple.

After Jack O'Lantern left the Global Guardians, Owlwoman went to Bialya and was brainwashed into joining the Queen Bee's army. The two ex-Global Guardians helped the Queen Bee take over the world. Jack O'Lantern and Owlwoman were manipulated by the Queen Bee into forcing the other Global Guardians under her control. In a battle with the Justice League, Owlwoman betrayed her teammates and killed the impostor of Jack O'Lantern. She later found the real Jack O'Lantern alive in a dungeon, as well as Doctor Mist.

After the Global Guardians retired, Wenonah and her former teammate Daniel Cormac were brainwashed by the Queen Bee and helped her to stage a coup against Bialya's military dictator Rumaan Harjavti. Later, Cormac and she staged an elaborate ruse to create public distrust in the Justice League Europe. This strategy resulted in the destruction of the Global Guardians' headquarters, the Dome.

Powers and Ability


Wenonah Littlebird was gifted with enhanced senses and the ability to fly.

  • Enhanced Senses: Owlwoman possesses enhanced senses as well as the ability to see in the dark with perfect clarity.
  • Gliding: Owlwoman possesses the ability to fly by riding atop of existing wind currents.
  • Claws: OwlWoman acquired a power upgrade from the Queen Bee which granted her retractable razor-sharp claws capable of slicing through solid steel.


Super Friends comics (1976-1981):



  1. The Kiowa (pronounced /ˈkaɪ.ɵwə/) are a nation of American Indians who migrated from the Northern Plains to their present location in Southwestern Oklahoma. They are a federally recognized tribe, the Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma
  2. As revealed in the SuperFriends ComicBook, issue #7 (October 1977)
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