Cherokee Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of the Cherokee

DAYUNSI

Cherokee Creator God

Also known as Dâyuni'sï

Beavery God who went fishing for the world

Once there was only sea and sky. All birds and what there was in the way of animals were crammed into the sky, except Dayunsi.

Having beaverish tendencies, he elected to dive to the bottom of the ocean, and bring mud up to the surface which the Creator of the Day hung on ropes to dry. This eventually became the most sought-after development site ever. Welcome to Earth.

Dayunsi Facts and Figures

Name: Dayunsi
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Dâyuni'sï

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

In charge of: Creating
Area of expertise: Creation

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 1954

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Article last revised on May 16, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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