North American - Sun-god of the Navaho Indians. Husband of Estsanatlehi. Father of Nayenezgani, Tobadzistsini and Yeitso. He and Tlehanoai found some soil and grew a reed that allowed the Navaho, on their journey up from the underworld, to escape the flood. As a reward, he was appointed Sun-bearer. He was said to carry the sun on his back by day and hang it from a peg in his house by night. He may walk over the rainbow and ride a blue horse. Also called Tsohanoai, Sunbearer, Sunbearer, Tshohanoai or Tshohanoai.

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