Deohako In North American Indian mythology (Seneca), three sisters, spirits of corn, beans, and squash. They all lived on one hill. One day Onatah, the corn spirit, left in search of moisture but was attacked by the evil spirit Haghwehdaetgah, who took her to the underground. He then sent winds to destroy the two remaining sisters, who also fled. Finally, the sun saved Onatah, but she must now stand in the field, through rain and drought, never to leave again.


Encyclopedia of World Mythology and Legend, Third Edition – Written by Anthony S. Mercatante & James R. Dow– Copyright © 2009 by Anthony S. Mercatante