Native American Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of North America...

BEAVER

Native American Industrial God

Also known as CAPA

Picture of the Native American Industrial God Beaver from our Native American mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Beaver God of Beavering Away

He abounds — he is bountiful. Damnation takes on a whole new meaning. Wherever there is a dam and it’s near a Native American tribe, Beaver is at work — with the emphasis mostly on work.

You might say he’s the God of Storage, as he loves packing things away neatly ready for the winter months. But he’s not averse to a bit of well-intentioned thievery. See Snoqualm.

Among the Lakota he is known as Capa.

Beaver Facts and Figures

Name: Beaver
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: CAPA

Gender: Male
Type: God
Area or people: Algonquin, Lakota, Northeast, Northwest, Plains
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Industry and Manufacturing
Area of expertise: Industry, Manufacturing

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 409

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Article last revised on August 18, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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