Native American Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of North America...


Algonquin Creator God

Also known as Bemee-Geedzin-Pobi-Zeed, Odzeez, Odzihodo, Odzihozo, Ojihozo, Wo-Ja-Ho-Sen

Legless God of Bulldozing, Earth-moving and Creative Geography

He lived in a time before legs were created, and so had to drag himself around by the arms. In the process of heaving his enormous body across the terrain, he created all the valleys, rifts, river beds and mountains we see today.

Finally he crawled to the top of a rock in the middle of Lake Champlain and fell into an exhausted sleep. He’s still there. Someone should wake him up and tell him that legs have been invented.

Odziozo Facts and Figures

Name: Odziozo
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Bemee-Geedzin-Pobi-Zeed, Odzeez, Odzihodo, Odzihozo, Ojihozo, Wo-Ja-Ho-Sen

Gender: Male
Type: God
Area or people: Algonquin (Abenaki)
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Creating
Area of expertise: Creation

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 1075

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

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