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List of Gods   : "Canada"

NameOriginDescription
God name "Alk'unta'm" Bella Coola Indian / British Columbia, Canada Sun god. Linked closely with SENX, both are of equal significance. His mother is a cannibal woman, Nunuso' mikeeqone'im, who can turn into a mosquito....
Goddess name "Anaulikutsai'x" Bella Coola Indian / British Columbia, Canada River goddess. Said to oversee the arrival and departure of the salmon in the rivers. She lives in a cave called Nuskesiu'tsta....
"Asintmah" Canada earth Mother. She wove a fireweed and willow blanket to cover earth. Canada
Goddess name "Djila'qons" Haida Indian / Queen Charlotte Island, Canada Sea goddess. An old woman who lives at the head of a major inlet in Haida territory and controls all the creatures of the sea....
God name "Glooscap" Canada The god of righteousness who made the plains, food plants, animals and humans. Canada
God name "Haili'laj" Haida Indian / Queen Charlotte Island, Canada Plague god. Particularly associated with smallpox. Believed to be so terrible that he is not even propitiated with food. He sails in a canoe of pestilence with huge sails like those of the white man's ships which brought plague to the Indians....
God name "Hi'lina" Haida Indian / Queen Charlotte Island, Canada Tribal god. The personification of the thunderbird known to many Indian tribes. The noise of the thunder is caused by the beating of its wings, and when it opens its eyes there is lightning. The thunder clouds are its cloak....
Goddess name "Hila" Eskimo God / goddess of the atmosphere and of the cold weather, storms, and drifts. Caribou Eskimo, Canada.
Spirit name "Kanipinikassikueu" Canada The Caribou Master, is a powerful spirit in traditional Innu an Indegenous people of present day Canada and Quebec. In the myth, an Innu man goes to live with the Caribou. He marries one of the does, and becomes transformed himself into caribou form. He becomes the master of the caribou, and the provider of caribou for the Innu people.
God name "Kitanitowit" Algonquin / E Canada A being who is present everywhere in the universe, he is invisible, like most gods
God name "Kitanitowit (good creator)" Algonquin Indian / eastern Canada Creator god. The first being who is present everywhere in the universe. He is invisible and is represented diagrammatically by a point surrounded by a circle on which are marked the four quarters....
God name "Ku'nkunxuliga" Ma'malelegale Indian / British Columbia, Canada Tribal god. The personification of the thunderbird, known to many Indian tribes, who lives in a palace in the upper world. The noise of the thunder is the beating of its wings....
God name "Ku'nkunxuliga Ma'maelegae" BC Canada Tribal god and personification of the Thunderbird BC Canada
Goddess name "L'etsa'aplelana" Bella Coola / PNW Canada The goddess who initiates the shamans
God name "Lalaia'il" Bella Coola Indian / British Columbia, Canada God of shamans. The deity who initiates into the shamanistic circle. He lives in the Forest and carries a wooden wand bound with cedar bark which he waves, creating a singing noise. He also frequents woodland lakes and ponds. When a woman meets him she is said to menstruate, while a man develops a nose bleed. Also Kle-klati-e'il....
God name "Lendix-Tcux" Chilcotin Indian / British Columbia, Canada Tutelary god. The so-called transformer known by different names among many Indian tribes. He is a wanderer who can change shape from human to animal and who educates the human race. He often appears in the guise of a raven, or as a dog, and has three sons....
God name "Lendix-Teux Chilcotin" BC Canada Tutelary god who educates the human race BC Canada
"Manabozo/ Nena bu shu Menonemi" US / Canada A redeemer & a trickster who a rabbit on earth under a bowl
Deities name "Manito" Ojibwa / Canada Creator being. One of a number of very powerful beings all identified by the same title. These deities include the four winds, the thunderbirds, the underwater manitos and the heroic god NANABOZHO. They are the ultimate source of existence and are essential to the continuance of life. It is necessary for mankind to maintain close communication with them....
God name "Michabon" Ottawa / Canada This god is guilty of creating humans from animals
God name "Michabon Ottawa" Canada God who created humans from animals
God name "Michalon" Canada God who created humans from animals. Central Canada
"Midewiwin" Canada Showed and taught people the importance of maintaining a balanced living by herbal Medicines, vision questing, and the sacred teachings and songs. Prayers and songs invoked the power of the plant Medicines. Great lakes tribes. Canada
"Midewiwin Algonquin" NE US E Canada This is the great Medicine dance which requires the epitome of reverence is performed or the tribe will suffer
God name "Minabozho Algonquin" NE US E Canada this clumsy god fell into the seat and make it over low
"Na Pe'/ Na Pe'/ Old Man" Blackfoot / W USA / Canada The creator who was not a very nice entity, rather human in his actions
God name "Nanabohozo" Ojibwa / USA / Canada A god that influences the success or failure of hunters
God name "Nanabohozo Ojibwa" N America God who influences the success or failure of hunters Canada / USA
God name "Nanabozho" Ojibwa / Canada Heroic god. A god of hunters who directly influences the success or failure which determines whether individuals survive or perish. His brothers are the four winds which exert changes in the seasons and weather. Nanabozho gained control over them to ensure good hunting and fishing for the Ojibwa tribe....
Spirit name "O'Meal Na'kwaxdax" BC Canada A tribal spirit, the chief of the anciects who's siblings are the myth people
Spirit name "O'meai" Na'kwaxdax Indian / British Columbia, Canada Tribal spirit. The chief of the ancients who lives in “Narrow Entrance at Open Plain” and whose siblings are the “myth people.”...
Spirit name "Omuqkatos" N America The Great spirit who is the Sun. The Blackfeet, Northern Plains, Canada / United States
Hero name "Q'a'mtalat" Canada The Kwakiutl flood hero, who died in the Great Flood while successfully trying to save his children by removing them to the summit of a high mountain. They became the ancestors of a post-deluge humanity. Canada
Supreme god name "Qa'wadiliquala" Dza'wadeenox Indian / British Columbia, Canada Supreme god. The guardian of the tribe but also a river deity responsible for bringing the salmon each year. Said to live in the river Gwae. His eldest son is TEWI'XILAK, the god of goat hunters. His attributes include a headband of red cedar bark....
Supreme god name "Qa'wadliliquala Dza'wadeenox" BC Canada Not only the Supreme God, but the guardian of the tribe as well as a river deity that insurers the salmon run
Goddess name "Qamai'ts" Bella Coola Indian / British Columbia, Canada Creator goddess. Said to live in the upper heaven, Atsa'axl, from where she controls the earth. According to tradition the mountains were once malevolent beings who made the world uninhabitable, until she conquered them and reduced them in size. She is never invoked or prayed to. Also Tsi Sisnaaxil (our woman); Ek Yakimtolsil (afraid of nothing)....
Goddess name "Qamai'ts/ Sisnaaxil/ Ek Yakimtolsil" Bella Coola / BC Canada The creator goddess that lives in the upper heavens & controls the earth, she is never prayed to
Goddess name "Qamaits" British A warrior goddess of the indigenous Nuxalk people. British Columbia, Canada.
God name "Senx" BC Canada God of the Sun who is the ruler of a lower heavens BC Canada
God name "Senx" Bella Coola Indian / British Columbia, Canada Sun god. The ruler of the lower heaven, Sonx, in which is situated the home of the gods, Nusmeta (the house of myths). The only deity to whom the Bella Coola pray and make offerings. Hunters throw small pieces of mountain goat or seal flesh into a sacrificial fire. Also Ta'ata (our father); Smai'yakila (sacred one)....
God name "Senx/ Ta'ata/ Sami'yaila" Bella Coola / BC Canada the Sun god that is the ruler of a lower heavens
God name "Sga'na" Haida Indian / Queen Charlotte Island, Canada Sea god. Embodied in the killer whale (Orca). The universe is believed to be inhabited by super natural beings called Sga'na Qeda's for whom the land was first created. Also Masset San....
Supreme god name "Sins Sga'nagwai" Haida / BC Canada A supreme god that gives power to all things
Supreme god name "Sins Sga'nagwai (power of the shining heavens)" Haida Indian / Queen Charlotte Island, Canada Supreme god. The god who gives power to all things....
Supreme god name "Sins Sga'nagwai Haid" BC Canada Supreme god who gives power to all things BC Canada
God name "Snulk'ulxa'ls" Bella Coola / BC Canada An arctypical god, rather like the Christian god in as he provided a conflict of decent and evil treatment for humans
God name "Snulk'ulxa'ls Bella Coola" BC Canada Arctypical god, rather like the Christian god in as he provided a conflict of decent and evil treatment for humans BC Canada
God name "Ta'xet" Haida Indian / Queen Charlotte Island, Canada God of death. The deity responsible for those who die violently.See also TIA....
Demon name "Teharon(hiawagon) (he who holds heaven in his hands)" Mohawk Indian / USA / Canada Creator god. He engendered the world and all living things and is invoked by shamans to provide good health and prosperity. His adversary is the demonic figure Tawiskaron, symbolizing darkness....
Supreme god name "Tewi'xilak" Dza'wadeenox Indian / British Columbia, Canada God of goat-hunters. The eldest son of the supreme god QA'WADILIQALA . Said to kill goats with great ease and feed the tribe. Attributes include a head band of red cedar bark....
God name "Tewi'xlak Dza'wadeenox" BC Canada The god of all goat hunters
God name "Tia/ Ta'xet" Haida / BC Canada the god of death, by violence
God name "Toa'lalit" Bella Coola God of hunters, oversees hunting mountain goats. Bella Coola, Canada
God name "Toa'lalit" Bella Coola / Canada This god of hunters oversees hunting mountain goats
God name "Toa'lalit" Bella Coola Indian / British Columbia, Canada God of hunters. Oversees the hunting of mountain goats. He is invisible, but great hunters may catch a glimpse of his hat, moccasins or mountain staff moving about. His animals are the lynx and raven....
God name "Tra (death by violence)" Haida Indian / Queen Charlotte Island, Canada God of death. Those who are about to die a violent death are said to hear him groaning about the camp and see him as a headless corpse with blood flowing endlessly from his severed neck. He flies through the air.See also TA'XET....
God name "Tsa'qamae" Qwe'gsotenox Indian / British Columbia, Canada God of salmon migration. The so-called “head Winter dancer,” his attributes include head ring and neck ring of bark to which heads are attached....
God name "Tsa'qamae Qwe'gsotenox" BC Canada the god that controls salmon migration
Demon name "Wihmunga" Canada A witch, or a female demon. First Nations
God name "Wiidigo" Ojibwa / Canada Ice god. A terrible being formed of ice who symbolizes the starvation of Winter. There are said to be many windigos, but they are always referred to in the singular. Cannibalistic, the windigo appears as an ice skeleton and a human being can be turned into one through possession....
God name "Xil Sga'nagwai" Haida Indian / Queen Charlotte Island, Canada Medicine god. Said to appear as a raven....
Supreme god name "Yeddariye" Canada The creator formally known as Niottsi. The supreme god of the Chipewyan. Canada