AZTEC MYTHOLOGY

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HUEHUECOYOTL

Aztec Trickster God

Also known as ANCIENT-DRUM, OLD-OLD-COYOTE

Aztec Trickster God who loves a good party

He’s the Old, Old Coyote, an all-singing, all-dancing Trickster God of Parties, Performance and Over-Indulgence.

There’s a lot of Native American COYOTE in his make-up, with tricks, pranks and japes being perpetrated at every opportunity. Like COYOTE, he is also a shape-shifter.

During festivals, the drum would sound and he would inspire people to out-do each other in song. He’s therefore a God of Karaoke too.

HUEHUECOYOTL FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : HUEHUECOYOTL
Location : Aztec Mexico
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : Mayhem
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : GOOD, quite approachable
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : ANCIENT-DRUM, OLD-OLD-COYOTE
Popularity index : 8999

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Article last updated on 10 January 2014 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

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