Native American Indian Moon Spirits: Komorkis

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Native American Indian Moon Spirits: Komorkis

Name: Komorkis

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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.

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