Zuni Legends


Achi and Ahayuta -  Twin War Gods, second-in-command to the Sun God, Awonawilona. 
 

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Kokopelli, trickster God and fertility diety

Kokopelli is a trickster God and fertility diety recognized by many Southwest tribes that often appears in jewelry designs today. His picture has been found in petroglyphs dating back more than 1,000 years.

The Origins of Zuni Totems and Names

Now the Twain Beloved and the priest-fathers gathered in council for the naming and selection of man-groups and creature-kinds, and things. So they called the people of the southern space the Children of Summer, and those who loved the sun most became the Sun people.

Zuni men come into the light

Eight years was but four days and four nights when the world was new. It was while such days and nights continued that men were led out, in the night-shine of the World of Seeing.