Native American Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of North America...


Maidu Creator God

Creator God

He was happily creating the Universe and naming all the bits and bobs when that darned Coyote came along and caused utter confusion by re-naming everything. This gave that sneaky trickster the power of control.

Legend also tells that Wonomi created the first humans but rapidly became bored with them. Death and sickness were invented to make things a bit more interesting.

Wonomi Facts and Figures

Name: Wonomi
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Male
Type: God
Area or people: Maidu people of California
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Creating
Area of expertise: Creation

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 2525

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

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