Published on November 21, 2012 by Casey
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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.