Azeban is a lower-level trickster spirit in Abenaki mythology. The traditional homeland of the Abenaki is Wobanakik (Place of the Dawn), what is now called Northern New England and Southern Quebec.
Azeban deceives animals and other beings for food or other services. Azeban is a dog of the Dawn Land People, specifically Cedar Girl.
Azeban is one of a litter of six born to Awasosqua (Bear Woman). The others are Awasosis (Little Bear), Kwaniwibid (Long Tooth), Mikwe (Squirrel), Moosis (Little Moose) and Soksemo (Good Nose). All the spirits in Awasosqua’s broods are dogs, and are named after their characteristics.