Published on November 22, 2012 by Casey
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Also spelled: Ewaki
Tribal affiliation: Bakairi
Pronunciation: halfway between eh-vah-kee and eh-wah-kee
Type: Goddess, night, dreams, bat god
Evaki is the Bakairi night goddess, aunt of the twin culture heroes Keri and Kame. Evaki has the responsibility of taking the sun out of the jar it is kept in every morning and putting it back away at night. She is associated with sleep and dreams and is sometimes represented as a bat.