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Iroquois Gods

Big Heads

Demon gods. Giand heads without bodies which fly about in storms. They find men very tasty.


Spirits of maize, beans and gourds who live together in a single hill. Searching for dew, the maize spirit Onatha was captured by the evil spirit Hahgwehdaetgah who took her off to the underworld. Sun rescued her, and ever since she has remained in the cornfields until the corn is ripe.


Thunder god, god of the sky. The Rainbow is his consort. With his fire arrows, Hino destroys evil beings.

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