American Mythology
Mictlāntēcutli  – The Aztec God of Death

Mictlantecuhtli is one of the principal gods of the Aztecs and one of the strangest characters in the world’s many mythologies. As a god of death, ...

What is the ‘Native American’ Zodiac?

An element taken from the New Age Movement, the Native American zodiac gained popularity during the last decades of the 20th century. It’s supposed to help ...

Kokopelli – What Does This Symbol Mean?

Kokopelli is an interesting symbol, featuring a hunchbacked flute player. The first images of Kokopelli appeared on Hohokam pottery over 1000 years ago. ...

Coatlicue – Aztec Earth Mother of the Gods

Coatlicue was an Aztec goddess who played a critical role in Aztec mythology. She is the mother of the moon, stars, and the sun, and her myths are tied ...

Inca Gods and Goddesses – A List

One of the most powerful native empires of South America, the Incas first appeared in the Andes region during the 12th century CE. The Incas were highly ...

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