Native American Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of North America...

POIA

Blackfoot Hero God

Also known as Scarface

The Sundance Kid with an unsightly sunspot

He was born with an unsightly birthmark on his face. The son of the Morning Star and a mortal woman who died, he wanted to trace the family tree. He learnt that his grandfather was the Sun and set off on a visit.

Walking to heaven, he followed the path made by the sun’s setting reflection on the sea. But all was not well in heaven, and he had to rescue his pappy the Morning Star from the Seven Birds of Darkness.

His grandpappy was so pleased that he removed the birthmark and taught Poia the Sacred Sun Dance which he took back to Earth with him.

Poia Facts and Figures

Name: Poia
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Scarface

Gender: Male
Type: God
Area or people: Blackfoot
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Heroics
Area of expertise: Hero

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 898

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

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