Published on November 22, 2012 by Casey
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Tribal affiliation: Blackfoot
Alternate spellings: Ko’komiki’somm, Ko’komiki’somma, Kokomikeis, Kokimmikisoom, Kokomi kisomm
Pronunciation: In Blackfoot, similar to koh-koh-mih-kih-sum. The Anglicization is usually pronounced koh-mor-kiss.
Type: Goddess, moon
Komorkis is the Moon, second eldest of the sacred Sky People. She is the wife of the sun god Natosi and mother of the stars, of which the most important is Morning-Star. Komorkis is said to be the grandmother of several heroes of Blackfoot legend, such as Star-Boy.