Cherokee Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of the Cherokee


Cherokee Thunder God

Also known as Asagaya-Gigaei

Picture of the Cherokee Thunder God Asgaya Gigagei from our Cherokee mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Cherokee Red Thunder God of Lightning

Or is it Thunder God of Red Lightning? He also does healing so it may be blood red.

He can change sex to be in sympathy with whoever he is healing, but there is no doubt that he or she is the Red God.

Asgaya Gigagei Facts and Figures

Name: Asgaya Gigagei
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Asagaya-Gigaei

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

In charge of: Thunder
Area of expertise: Thunder

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 10476

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Article last revised on October 23, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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