Hopi Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of the Hopi people

KOYEMSHI

Hopi Humor Spirits

Also known as Koyemsi, Mudheads

Picture of the Hopi Humor Spirits Koyemshi from our Hopi mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Presenting the Hilarious Holy Clowns

These are Kachinas in ritual ridiculous clown mode.

Known as Mudheads, they perform many strange antics from beneath their strange baked clay heads. See also the Koshare.

We really appreciate sacred spirits that don’t take themselves too seriously.

Koyemshi Facts and Figures

Name: Koyemshi
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Koyemsi, Mudheads

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

In charge of: Laughter
Area of expertise: Humor, Humour, Laughter

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Article last revised on October 22, 2018 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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