The Thunders are a clan of powerful storm spirits
who live in the sky and cause thunder and lightning. They are usually described as winged men, although in some accounts
they have the heads of turkeys and in others they shapeshift back and forth between human form and giant birds.
Although they are dangerous beings and their gaze can bring
death to mortal men, the Thunders usually play a positive role in Iroquois legends and spirituality and are typically portrayed
as honorable and fair. In some Iroquois legends, the leader of the Thunders is a divine being named