Wankwijo

October 30th, 2008 by sabrina

Wankwijo is the Pueblo Goddess of the wind. Also known as Old Wind Woman, she is said to live in the Sandia Mountains of New Mexico. Her hot breath whips through the mountains and can bring illness, but she can be appeased with offerings of cornmeal and turkey feathers. Wankwijo’s name is also seen as Wakwiyo.

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