American Mythology
Coatlicue – Aztec Earth Mother of the Gods Explained

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 ...

Madame Pele – Volcanic Goddess of Fire and Ruler of Hawaii

With five major volcanoes, two of which are among the most active in the world, Hawaii has long ago developed a strong faith in Pele, the goddess of fire, ...

Huitzilopochtli: The Story of The Aztec God of Sun and War

For most of Aztec history, Huitzilopochtli was worshipped as the patron deity of the Aztec empire. In his name the Aztecs built gigantic temples, performed ...

15 Most Important Aztec Gods and Goddesses: A Comprehensive List

The Aztecs were a Mesoamerican people who lived in Mexico from the years 1300-1500. The Aztec empire consisted of various ethnic groups, cultures, and ...

Inca Gods and Goddesses – A Comprehensive 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 ...

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. ...

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