American Indian languages * American Indian culture * What's new on our site today!

Native American Legends: Cuaiguerry

Name: Cuaiguerry
Tribal affiliation: Achagua
Alternate spellings: Cuaygerri, Guaigerri, Guaygerri, Cuaigerri
Pronunciation: kwy-gare-ee
Type: High gods, wind gods

Cuaiguerry was the principal god of the Achagua tribe, associated with the wind. His name is said to mean "he sees all."

Cuaiguerry Stories

Recommended Books of Related Native American Legends
Our organization earns a commission from any book bought through these links

Rain Forest Literatures: Amazonian Texts and Latin American Culture:
    An interesting comparison of traditional stories from the Cariban and Arawakan tribes.

Sponsored Links

Additional Resources

 Made from Bone
 Colombia indigenous people
 South American tribes
 Arawak languages

Back to Native American myths and meanings
Back to List of Native American gods

Native American genealogy * Cheyenne music * Moccasin boot * Native American basket * American Indian tattoo

Would you like to help support our organization's work with endangered American Indian languages?

Native Languages of the Americas website © 1998-2020 * Contacts and FAQ page