Iroquois Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of the Iroquois


Iroquois legendary mortal

Also known as Gendewitha

Iroquois Goddess of the Morning Star

She was a princess greatly fancied by Sosondowah, a hunter who had been recruited by Dawn to serve as a guard in heaven. On his days off he flew down to visit Gendenwitha in bluebird or blackbird form.

Showing off, he foolishly took her on a flight to Heaven. Dawn was furious and now Gendenwitha is a gem set in the center of Dawn’S forehead, hanging forever out of his reach. Just call her the Morning Star.

Gendenwitha Facts and Figures

Name: Gendenwitha
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Gendewitha

Gender: Female
Type: legendary mortal
Area or people: Iroquois aka Haudenosaunee
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: Unknown at present Associated with: Venus

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 4075

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Article last revised on October 23, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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