Native American Indian Star Spirits: Morning Star – Apisirahts

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Apisirahts
Morning Star

Native American Indian Star Spirits: Morning Star

Name: Apisirahts

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Tribal affiliation: Blackfoot

Alternate spellings: Iipisowaahs, Aapisowoohta, Iipisowaahsa, Aapisowaahs, Ipisoahs, Iipisowaahsi, Ipiso-Waahsa

Pronunciation: varies by dialect, but usually similar to ah-pih-so-wah-sah

Also known as: Morning Star, Morning-Star, Morningstar

Type: Hero, star

Apisirahts is the Blackfoot Morning Star, a hero of the celestial Above People. He is the son of the sun god Natosi and the moon goddess Komorkis. Morning Star’s mortal son Poia (by other tellings, his adopted brother) is an important figure in the Blackfoot Sun Dance.

Source: native-languages

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