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Legendary Native American Figures: Hutash

Name: Hutash
Tribal affiliation: Chumash
Pronunciation: hoot-ash
Type: Earth goddess

In Chumash mythology, Hutash is the goddess of the earth and special protector of the Chumash tribe.

Hutash Stories

*The Rainbow Bridge * Chumash Creation Myth * Linuw: A Story of Place * The Rainbow Bridge * Origin of the Dolphins:
    Myths about Hutash and the origins of the Chumash people.

Recommended Books of Related Native American Legends

December's Child: A Book of Chumash Oral Narratives:
    Collection of Chumash legends and folktales.
Surviving Through the Days: Translations of Native California Stories and Songs:
    Anthology of myths and traditional literature from the Chumash and other Native California tribes.

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Additional Resources

 A Picture of Their World
 Chumash legends
 Chumash language
 California Native American languages
 Hokan language family

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