Cherokee Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of the Cherokee

KANANESKI ANAYEHI

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

In charge of: Fire
Area of expertise: Fire

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 1744

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

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