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List of Gods   : "Ojibwa"

NameOriginDescription
"Geezhigo" Ojibwa sky mother Ojibwa
Spirit name "Manabozho aka Nanabush" Ojibwa Manabozo, a spirit trickster figure and culture hero. He was the son of a human mother and Bangishimog, a spirit father. Nanabozho most often appears in the shape of a rabbit and is characterized as a trickster. He was sent to earth by Gitchi Manitou to teach the Ojibwe, and one of his first tasks was to name all the plants and animals. Ojibwa
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....
Spirit name "Minabozho" Ojibwa The Great spirit. Ojibwa
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....
"Wali-sa-yali-ze-win" Ojibway The Creator, and the Light. Ojibway
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....
Goddess name "Winonah" Ojibwa Daughter of the goddess Nokomis and the mother of Hiawatha. Ojibwa
God name "Wisagatcak" Cree A trickster god in Cree mythology, similar to Nanabozho in Ojibwa myth and Inktonme in Assiniboine myth. His name means "the Flatterer." He is generally portrayed as being responsible for a great flood which destroys the world originally made by the Creator, as well as the one who creates the current world with magic, either on his own or with powers given to him by the Creator for that specific purpose.