Native American Mythology

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ATAENTSIC

Wyandot Sky Goddess

Also known as ATAENSIC, ATAHENSIC, Sky Woman

Iroquois Sky Goddess and mother of the Wind Breath Twins

She was married to Sky-chief and expecting, but he heard ugly rumors that the child might not be his and cast her out of heaven.

She would have fallen for ever but was caught by birds and came to rest on an island built on a turtle’s back by Otter and Muskrat — then she gave birth to the Wind-Breath Twins Hahgwehdaetgah and Hahgwehdiyu.

They grew up, and soon it was all mating, making, creating, gluing bits together, adding an extension, potting out, planting, make-overs...

It would seem that the world has still the decorators and developers in.

Ataentsic Facts and Figures

Name: Ataentsic
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: ATAENSIC, ATAHENSIC, Sky Woman

Gender: Female
Type: Goddess
Area or people: Wyandot (aka Huron or Wendat) people
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: the Sky
Area of expertise: Sky, Skies

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 112

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

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