Cherokee Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of the Cherokee


Cherokee Trickster God

Also known as Bluejay

Noisy screeching Trickster God

In between clowning around he gets involved in many adventures.

Chinook shamans honor him with a dance including raucous bird calls so he will bestow power upon him.

His sister is Ioi.

Blue Jay Facts and Figures

Name: Blue Jay
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Bluejay

Gender: Male
Type: God
Area or people: Chinook and Salish
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

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

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 16785

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

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