Native American Indian Sky Spirits: Thunders

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Thunders

Native American Indian Sky Spirits: Thunders

Name: Thunders

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Tribal affiliation: Iroquois

Also Known As: Thunderers, Thunder Beings, Thunder Men

Type: Nature spirit, thunder, lightning

Related figures in other tribes: Thunderbirds, Animikii, Wakinyan, Binesi

The Thunders are a clan of powerful storm spirits who live in the sky and cause thunder and lightning. Although they are dangerous beings and their gaze can bring death to mortal men, they usually play a positive role in Iroquois legends and spirituality and are typically portrayed as honorable and fair.

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