Nanabozho
In Anishinaabe mythology, particularly among the Ojibwa, Nanabozho [nɐˌnɐbʊˈʒʊ] also known as Nanabush is a spirit, and figures prominently in their storytelling, including the story of the world's cr...
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Azeban
Azeban is a lower-level trickster spirit in Abenaki mythology. The traditional homeland of the Abenaki is Wobanakik (Place of the Dawn), what is now called Northern New England and Southern Quebec. A...
Manannán mac Lir
Manannán mac Lir—also known simply as Manannán or Manann—is a sea deity in Irish mythology. 'Mac Lir' means "son of the sea". As well as being a sea god, he is also seen as a psychopomp and is associa...
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Loki
In Norse mythology, Loki (/ˈloʊki/), Loptr, or Hveðrungr is a god or jötunn (or both). Loki is the son of Fárbauti and Laufey, and the brother of Helblindi and Býleistr. By the jötunn Angrboða, Loki i...
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Daucina
In Fijian mythology (Fiji), Daucina ("torchbearer") is the great god of seafaring Fiji. When Daucina was a toddler, he was only quiet when looking at a lamp. His mother tied fiery reeds to his head s...
Gwydion
Gwydion fab Dôn is a magician, hero and trickster of Welsh mythology, appearing most prominently in the Fourth Branch of the Mabinogi, which focuses largely on his relationship with his young nephew, ...
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Maya Hero Twins
The Maya Hero Twins are the central figures of a narrative included within the colonial K'iche' document called Popol Vuh, and constituting the oldest Maya myth to have been preserved in its entirety....
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Hermes
Hermes (/ˈhɜrmiːz/; Greek: Ἑρμῆς) is an Olympian god in Greek religion and mythology, son of Zeus and the Pleiad Maia. He is second youngest of the Olympian gods.Hermes is a god of transitions and bou...
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Dolos (mythology)
In Greek mythology, Dolos (sometimes pronounced "Dolus") is the spirit of trickery and guile. He is also a master at cunning deception, craftiness, and treachery. He is apprentice of the Titan Prometh...
Anansi
Anansi (/əˈnɑːnsi/ ə-NAHN-see) is a West African god. He often takes the shape of a spider and is considered to be the spirit of all knowledge of stories. He is also one of the most important characte...
Sun Wukong
Sun Wukong, also known as the Monkey King, is a main character in the Chinese classical novel Journey to the West. Sun Wukong is also found in many later stories and adaptations. In the novel, he is a...
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Kupua
In Hawaiian mythology, the Kupua are a group of demigods: heroic tricksters. Hawaiian myths and legends abound with such characters. They are traditionally described as monsters having the power of a...
Raven Tales
Raven Tales are the traditional creation stories of the indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest Coast but are also found among Athabaskan-speaking peoples and others. Raven stories exist in nearl...
Coyote in mythology
Coyote is a mythological character common to many cultures of the indigenous peoples of North America, based on the coyote (Canis latrans) animal. This character is usually male and is generally anth...
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Ārohirohi
In Māori mythology, Ārohirohi is the goddess of mirages and shimmering heat and is the wife of Tama-nui-te-rā (the Sun). She created Mārikoriko, the first woman, from a mirage and then asked Paoro (E...
Ame-no-Uzume-no-Mikoto
Ame-no-Uzume-no-mikoto (天宇受売命, 天鈿女命) is the goddess of dawn, mirth and revelry in the Shinto religion of Japan, and the wife of fellow-god Sarutahiko Ōkami. She famously relates to the tale of th...
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Anrita
In Hindu mythology, Anrita is falsehood, son of Adharma (unrighteousness or vice), married to Nikriti (immorality). They had two sons, Bhaya (fear) and Naraka (hell), and twin daughters, Máya (deceit)...
Apate (deity)
In the religion of Ancient Greece, Apate was the personification of deceit. Her mother was Nyx, the personification of night. Her Roman equivalent was Fraus (i.e. "fraud").Her siblings were Geras, th...
San Martin Txiki
San Martin Txiki ("Little Saint Martin") is the Trickster figure from Basque mythology. "Txiki" (pronounced "cheeky") means "little" in an affectionate sense. San Martin is often called simply "Martin...
Lugh
Lugh or Lug (/luɣ/; modern Irish: Lú /lu:/) is an Irish deity represented in mythological texts as a hero and High King of the distant past. He is known by the epithets Lámhfhada (pronounced /'la:wad̪...
Mercury (mythology)
Mercury (/ˈmɜrkjʉri/; Latin: Mercurius  listen ) is a major Roman god, being one of the Dii Consentes within the ancient Roman pantheon. He is the patron god of financial gain, commerce, elo...
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Wisakedjak
Wisakedjak (Wìsakedjàk in Algonquin, Wīhsakecāhkw in Cree and Wiisagejaak in Oji-cree) is the Crane Manitou found in northern Algonquian and Dene storytelling, similar to the trickster god Nanabozho ...
Crow (Australian Aboriginal mythology)
In Australian Aboriginal mythology, Crow is a trickster, culture hero and ancestral being. In the Kulin nation in central Victoria he was known as Waa (also Wahn or Waang) and was regarded as one of t...
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Coyote (Navajo mythology)
Coyote (Navajo: mąʼii) is an irresponsible and trouble-making character and he is one of the most important and revered characters in Navajo mythology. Even though Tó Neinilii is the Navajo god of...
Eris (mythology)
Eris (/ˈɪərɪs, ˈɛrɪs/; Greek: Ἔρις, "Strife") is the Greek goddess of chaos, strife and discord. Her name is the equivalent of Latin Discordia, which means "discord". Eris' Greek opposite is Harmonia...
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Bamapana
In Australian Aboriginal mythology (specifically: Murngin), Bamapana is a trickster god who causes discord. He is obscene and profane and once committed incest, thus breaking a strict taboo.
Mohini
Mohini (Devnagari:मोहिनी, Mohinī) is the only female avatar of the Hindu god Vishnu. She is portrayed as a femme fatale, an enchantress, who maddens lovers, sometimes leading them to their doom. Mohin...
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