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God Name and Meaning

List of Gods : "Haida Indian"   (8 records)

NameOriginDescription
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
"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....
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 (power of the shining heavens)"
Haida Indian / Queen Charlotte Island, Canada Supreme god. The god who gives power to all things....
God name
"Ta'xet"
Haida Indian / Queen Charlotte Island, Canada God of death. The deity responsible for those who die violently.See also TIA....
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
"Xil Sga'nagwai"
Haida Indian / Queen Charlotte Island, Canada Medicine god. Said to appear as a raven....