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Native American Gods and Goddesses
List of Native American Gods and Goddesses from Various Tribes
Gods of the Dead
Names of Specific Native American Indian Gods and Goddesses
Ababinili (Chickasaw god)
Aguguq (Aleut god)
Ahone (Powhatan god)
Apistotoke (Blackfoot god)
Ataensic (Iroquois goddess)
Atina (Arikara goddess)
Atius-Tirawa (Pawnee god)
Bluejay (Chinook trickster god)
Breathmaker (Seminole god)
Caribou Master (Innu god)
Chebbeniathan (Arapaho god)
Chief Above (Caddo god)
Cuaygerri (Achagua god)
First Maker (Mandan god)
Ekeko (Andean god)
Evaki (Bakairi goddess)
Everywhere Being (Ioway dwarf god)
Gitchi Manitou (Anishinabe god)
Great Spirit (many tribes)
Gudatrigakwitl (Wiyot god)
Henon (Iroquois god)
Hutash (Chumash goddess)
Iya (Sioux primordial god)
Ioskeha (Huron Indian god)
Iriria (Bribri goddess)
Isa (Shoshone god)
Kami (Bakairi god)
Kanati (Cherokee god)
Keri (Bakairi god)
Kisulkw (Mi'kmaq god)
Ketanitowet (Lenape god)
Kudo (Bribri god)
Kujuli (Wayana god)
Kururumany (Arawak Indian god)
Lone Man (Hidatsa god)
Maheo (Cheyenne Indian god)
Makonaima (Cariban god)
Man'una (Hochunk god)
Masaw (Hopi god)
Mokat (Cahuilla god)
Mopó (Apalai god)
Natosi (Blackfoot Indian god)
Niottsi (Dene Indian god)
Nishanu (Arikara Indian god)
Niskam (Mi'kmaq Indian god)
Okee (Powhatan Indian god)
Old Man Coyote (Crow god)
Onatah (Iroquois goddess)
Orenda (Iroquois divinity)
Pachamama (Inca goddess)
Piai (Carib Indian god)
Raven (Northwestern Indian god)
Raweno (Iroquois god)
Sedna (Inuit goddess)
Selu (Cherokee goddess)
Sibo (Bribri Indian god)
Silver Fox (California Indian god)
Sipakmaat (Cocopa Creator God)
Sky-Chief (Carib Indian god)
Spider of Heaven (Arapaho Indian god)
Spider-Woman (Hopi Indian goddess)
Tabaldak (Abenaki god)
Taronhiawagon (Iroquois Indian god)
Tsááyaa (Beaver Indian god)
Tumaiyowit (Cahuilla god)
Unetlanvhi (Cherokee Indian god)
Unknown Woman (Choctaw goddess)
Utakké (Carrier god)
Wakanda (Omaha god)
Wakan Tanka (Sioux god)
White Buffalo Woman (Sioux goddess)
Yamoria (Dene Indian god)
Native American God Stories
The Abenaki Indian Gods Kloskurbeh and the Creator:
Stories about the creation of the world by the Abenaki Indian god Gici Niwaskw.
The Creator God Visits:
Story about the Mi'kmaq Indian god Kisu'lk blessing a poor family for their hospitality.
Coyote and Silver-Fox Atsugewi Creation Story:
Mythology about the California Native gods Silver-Fox and Coyote.
Nipmuc Creation Story:
Legend about Muskrat helping the Nipmuc Indian god Cautantowwit to create the earth.
The Miraculous Twins:
South American legend about the birth and life of the Bakairi Indian gods Keri and Kame.
The Maya Gods:
Descriptions and pictures of the different Mayan Indian gods and goddesses.
Recommended Books about Gods in Native American Mythology
Pueblo Indian Gods and Myths:
A good introduction to the native gods and mythology of the Pueblo Indian tribes of the Southwest.
Manitou and God:
Interesting book on the similarities and differences between Algonquian and European views of God.
Warriors, Gods & Spirits from Central & South American Mythology:
Illustrated collection of myths and legends about Central and South American Indian gods and heroes.
Dictionary of Ancient Deities Dictionary of Gods and Goddesses:
Two reference books about gods from all over the world, including Native North, South, and Central American gods.
Encyclopedia Mythologica: Gods and Heroes:
A colorful pop-up book for children about gods in world mythology, including several Mexican and Native American gods.
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