Aztec Mythology

The bloodthirsty Gods of Ancient Mexico

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
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: ANCIENT-DRUM, OLD-OLD-COYOTE

Gender: Male
Type: God
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Mayhem
Area of expertise: Trickster, Mischief, Mayhem

Good/Evil Rating: GOOD, quite approachable
Popularity index: 644

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Article last revised on August 10, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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