Ahone

Ahone was the chief god and creator of the Native American Powhatan tribe and related Algonquians in the Virginia Tidewater area. According to tribal legend, Ahone created the world as a flat disk with the Powhatan tribe at its center. He was also considered to be detached from mankind and required no offerings or sacrifices like many other gods.

References

[http://www.vahistorical.org/sva2003/homeplace.htm The story of Virginia: An American Experience]


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