List Of Native American Deities
List of Native American deities, sortable by name of tribe or name of the deity.
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North American deities
|Tribe or group
|Deity or spirit
|Kind protector of humanity
|Cruel, evil god
|Bird spirit; causes cold weather
|God of violent death
|Goddess of peaceful death
|‘He Who Wears (Human) Faces on His Ears’
|Crow Mother, a kachina
|Fertility, flute player, a kachina
|Creation, Spider grandmother
|Germination of seeds, a kachina
|Sun spirit, creator
|Provider of caribou
|Spirit of the anus
|Master of bears
|Sea mother and food provider
|Goddess of the hunt, fertility, and medicine
|Sea goddess, ruler of the underworld
|Maiden, transformed into Morning Star by Dawn.
|God of evil. Twin of Hahgwehdiyu.
|Creator; god of goodness and light. Twin of Hahgwehdaetgan.
|Solar spirit, father of Whope
|Personification of Time
|Creation deity, changing woman
|Personification of speech
|Deity of the hunt
|The Talking god, god of the dawn and the east
|The House-god, god of evening and the west
|‘Water sprinkler’, rain god
|‘White-shell woman’, lunar deity
|Coyote trickster god
|Creator of the stars, god of fire
|See also Diné Bahaneʼ
|A fertility god
|Supreme God/Great Spirit
|The son of Yaya
|Mother goddess of fresh water and fertility. Female counterpart of the god Yúcahu
|The masculine spirit of fertility in Taíno mythology along with his mother Atabey who was his feminine counterpart
|The top Storm Goddess; the Lady of the Winds who also deals out earthquakes and other such disasters of nature.
|The zemi or deity of chaos and disorder believed to control the weather, particularly hurricanes.
|The god of thunder and lightning who is also responsible for rallying the other storm gods.
|The torrential downpour Goddess, the terrible Taíno storm servant of Guabancex and side-kick of thunder God Guatauva.
|Old man fire; the Taíno spirit of Cohoba and guardian of the secrets of sweet potato bread.
|God of the sun and of good weather; Marohu’s twin brother.
|God of the moon and of rain, rainstorms, and floods; Boinayel’s twin brother.
|The god of Coaybay or Coabey, the land of the dead.
|A dog-shaped god that watched over the dead; often associated with the Greek Cerberus.
South American deities
|Tribe or group
|Deity or spirit
|God or spirit of mountains.All of the important mountains have their own Apu, and some of them receive sacrifices to bring out certain aspects of their being. Some rocks and caves also are credited as having their own apu.
|God who assisted in creation myth.
|God of thunder and lightning.
|Virginity goddess. Ate a fruit, which was actually the sperm of Coniraya, the moon god. And gave birth to a son.
|Son of Cavillace and Coniraya. When he was born, Cavillace demanded that the father step forward. No one did, so she put the baby on the ground and it crawled towards Coniraya. She was ashamed because of Coniraya’s low stature among the gods, and ran to the coast of Peru, where she changed herself and her son into rocks.
|Ch’aska/ Ch’aska Quyllur
|Goddess of dawn and twilight.
|Moon god. Fashioned his sperm into a fruit, which Cavillaca then ate, and gave birth to a child.
|Fertility Goddess. Wife of Vircocha.
|Creation God. Husband of Pachamama.
|Moon Goddess. Daughter of Vircocha and Pachamama. Wife of Inti.
|Sun God. Son of Vircocha and Pachamama. Husband of Mama Killa.
|Son of either Viracocha or Inti. First Emperor of Cuzco of the Inca Empire.
|Wife of Manco Cápac. First Empress of Cuzco of the Inca Empire.
|Brother of Manco Cápac.
Adapted from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia