Hopi Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of the Hopi people

KOKOPELLI

Hopi Fertility God

Also known as KOKO, OLOLOWISHKYA

Picture of the Hopi Fertility God Kokopelli from our Hopi mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

God of Dating and Mating

He’s a jolly hunchback soul who skips around playing the flute and inspiring the fruits of love to blossom. Rather like the horny old Pan, he is a primitive God of carefree lust. And consequently very popular.

His most important organ is uncommonly large — and also detachable. Forget Cupid’s arrow; if you’re a young maiden taking a quick dip, you could find Kokopelli’s weapon being fired at you. And while you may enjoy the experience, the patter of tiny feet are sure to follow.

Kokopelli also takes part in corn grinding rituals as he loves a good gyration, and can even cause a quick downpour to cool things off afterwards. Life is never dull with Koko the clown. See also Tonenili.

Kokopelli Facts and Figures

Name: Kokopelli
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: KOKO, OLOLOWISHKYA

Gender: Male
Type: God
Area or people: Pueblo (Hopi,Zuni)
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Fertility
Area of expertise: Fertility

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 180

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Article last updated on October 23, 2018 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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