Cherokee Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of the Cherokee


Cherokee Fire Goddess 🔥

Picture of the Cherokee Fire Goddess Kananeski Anayehi from our Cherokee mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

A Spider Goddess of Fire

You don’t come across many of those.

She is a spider who took a basket and some sticky thread to bring fire up to the Earth from the Underworld. She is recognizable by the orangey-red hairs on her back.

Kananeski Anayehi Facts and Figures

Name: Kananeski Anayehi
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Female
Type: Goddess
Area or people: Cherokee
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: 🔥
In charge of: Fire
Area of expertise: Fire

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 9385

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Article last revised on May 19, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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