Published on November 8, 2012 by Casey
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Tribal affiliation: Wampanoag, Narragansett
Alternate spellings: Nickommo
Pronunciation: varies by dialect: usually nih-koh-moh or nih-kum-oh
Type: Little people, nature spirits
Related figures in other tribes: Nagumwasuck (Passamaquoddy)
Benevolent little people of the forest, in whose honor the Nikommo feasts are held. Unlike the more menacing Puckwudgies, Nikommo do not cause death or destruction; instead they bring good fortune and supernatural assistance to those who treat them respectfully.