Niyol is friend of Ahanu. She is a young Pumara.
Niyol has a tawny coat common to her species. No other details have been revealed about her.
Niyol is a playful and reactive animal.
She is dared by her older sister Tadita to go down by the river where Fanged Ones are said to roam. She does not see any, but still gets in trouble with her mother Mimiteh over it and a slip up from Ahanu gets both Pumara kicked out of their mother's lands for good. The outing leaves tracks, which a young male follows, and once Ahanu wanders far enough away, the male -- named Gosheven -- makes his move. Niyol doesn't like him, but he is able to lure to her his territory anyway. On the way there, Niyol falls into the river...