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God Name and Meaning

List of Gods : "North American"   (8 records)

NameOriginDescription
Spirit name
"Arnakua'gsak"
Inuit / North American Animistic spirit. The “Old Woman of the Sea” who supplies all the physical needs of the Eskimo from the ocean....
Spirit name
"Bokwus"
Kwakiutl fearsome spirit in the great North Western American Forests. Kwakiutl
God name
"Gonaqade't"
Chilkat / American north Pacific coast Sea god. By tradition he brings power and good fortune to all who see him. He appears in several guises, rising from the water as a gaily painted house inlaid with blue and green Haliotis shell, or as the head of a huge fish, or as a painted war canoe. Generally depicted in art as a large head with arms, paws and fins....
Spirit name
"Igalilik"
Inuit / North American Hunting spirit. He travels the icy wastes with a kitchen strapped to his back which includes a pot big enough to carry a whole seal. It boils as he carries it....
Deities name
"Iguerssuak (great fire)"
Inuit / North American Sea god. One of a group of generally benevolent deities. Numbers of Ignerssuak are thought to surround mariners and the entrance to their home is on the sea shore....
Goddess name
"Korawini"
N American Mother of All Peoples and the goddess of jolly bonking. Paiute. North America
Spirit name
"Koyote"
North American Indian Tutelary god. Recognized by several tribes, including the Navaho and Apache. He acts as a cult hero who intercedes with more remote creator spirits and teaches the Indian....
Hero name
"Shingebis"
Indian A diver who dared the North wind to single combat. The Indian Boreas rated him for staying in his dominions after he had routed away the flowers, and driven off the sea-gulls and herons. Shingebis laughed at him, and the North wind went at night and tried to blow down his hut and put out his fire. As he could not do this, he defied the diver to come forth and wrestle with him. Shingebis obeyed the summons, and sent the blusterer howling to his home. American Indian