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Haida mythology

The Haida are a tribe of Native Americans from the British Columbia area.

Ta'xet and Tia are death gods among the Haida. Ta'xet rules violent death, while Tia rules peaceful death.

Dzalarhons[?], a woman associated with frogs and volcanoes, and her husband, Kaiti[?] (bear god), arrived at the homeland of the Haida from the Pacific Ocean along with six canoes full of people.

Gyhldeptis[?] is a kindly forest goddess. Nankil'slas[?] is the raven spirit. Lagua[?] is an invisible spirit who helped the Haida discover the uses of iron. Shamans could speak with Lagua's voice by clenching their teeth. Sin ("day") is the sky god and chief deity.



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