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Native American Cloud Mythology

Clouds are used as a clan symbol in some Native American cultures. Tribes with Cloud Clans include the Hopi tribe (whose Cloud Clan is named Piikyasngyam,) the Mohave, and the Pueblo tribes. Clouds are also used as clan crests in some Northwest Coast tribes, such as the Haida.

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Native American Cloud Gods and Spirits

Cloud Woman (Shawnee)
*Mixcoatl (Otomi)
Tukwinong Kachina (Hopi)

Native American Legends About Clouds

The Children of Cloud:
    Pima Indian legend about the adventures of Cloud's twin sons.
*Coyote and Cloud:
    Achumawi legend about how Cloud brough storms to the world.

Recommended Books of Cloud Stories from Native American Myth and Legend
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Weather Legends: Native American Lore and Science of Weather:
    Collection of Native American myths about weather from various tribes, including a chapter on clouds.

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