The Thunder Bird, or birds, depending who you ask. A nature spirit of great importance.
The flapping of Waukheon on his way to war makes the sky shake with thunder — and when he glances down to earth, lightning hits the ground.
Waukheon constantly battles with Untunktahe the Water God. Will they ever settle for a draw?
Images of Waukheon are famously found sitting on the top of Totem Poles. As powerful symbols of nature, war, strength and victory, it’s no wonder every tribe has a Thunder Bird to look over them. Thunder Gods are go!
Waukheon Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Thunder-Bird, Thunderbird, Wakinyan
Type: fabulous creature
Area or people: Dakota tribe of the Sioux people
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Storms
Area of expertise: Storms
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 5471
Cite this article
Here's the info you need to cite this page. Just copy the text in the box below.
Article last revised on October 23, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.