Astildihyegi walks around at night with a light, a sight that terrifies most people. Some people believe Astildihyegi is actually a witch.
He has been known to knock over boats to get to the people inside of them. He can swallow a man whole, without chewing. It is possible to escape after being eaten, but his stomach acid is strong and caused one man to go bald.
When a hunter kills a deer, he is expected to tell the deer that he respected the deer's sacrifice. The deer's soul will stay near the body until visited by Little Deer, which happens right away. Little Deer asks the slain deer if the proper respects were made. If they were, the deer's soul goes to Galunlati. Otherwise, Little Deer will follow the blood drops and track the hunter back to his house, where he will strike the hunter down with rheumatism.
They live anywhere they wish in their invisble towns. They look like humans and love music and dance. It is not uncommon for people to be able to hear them in the distance.
They generally like humans and will help lost wanderers. They have also assisted at the end of a battle when it looked like the Cherokee might lose.
One day, a hunter, who was being pursued by Nunyunuwi, asked the town medicine man for help. He placed seven nude menstruating women in the road, causing Nunyunuwi to fall to the ground almost dead. He was lined with logs and burned to death. Before he died, he shared many of the great secrets he knew, including many cures for diseases. When they looked at his remains, the town discovered he had Ulunsuti.
The two parent tlanuwa live in a cave above the Little Tennesse river and Citico Creek. To save themselves from the parent's raids, a medicine man climbed to the cave, threw the baby tlanuwa to a serpent who lived in the river below and made the parents hate the serpent. They tore the serpent limb from limb and then flew away, never to be heard from again.
He is tiny, handsome, has hari down to his feet and lives in grassy patches on hillsides.
Tsawasi has a lot of power over game and can help those hunters who pray to him.
They were losing a war to the birds when a band of Cherokee showed them how to use clubs to hit the birds in the neck. The Cherokee left and the Tsundigewi won many battles until the cranes, who are very tall, came and killed them all.
Uktena can spit poison, although the poison will not pass through a fire. Any touched by the poison grow a snake on the spot where it touched. Uktena's blood is also poison.
Uktena was killed by Aganunitsi, who took Ulunsuti and became a great medicine man.
Those who control it will have success in hunting, love, rain making and anything else they can think of. It's most powerful attribute is the ability to see if a sick man will recover, a warrior will return from a war or if a man will die young.
Being an incorrigible gambler, Untsaiyi challenges everyone who passes his house to a game. He is very sneaky and rarely loses, although when he does he uses his ability to change shape to escape.
Brass tried to run away after gambling away his life in a game against a son of Thunder. He was tracked down by Lightning and another son of Thunder, using Horned Green Beetle. Since he cannot be killed, he was tied to stake and placed in a river. He is guarded by two crows, who scare away Untsaiyi's friends, the beavers, who try to knaw through his ropes so that he can escape.
Ustutli lures his prey to him by making the sounds of a young fawn. He then stands on his hind legs (he is as tall as a pine tree) and looks for approaching prey.
Using the guise of an old woman, Spearfinger would lure small children to her, offer to do their hair and then when they fall asleep, she stabs them in the back of their neck or through their heart, drawing out their livers, which she would eat. Utlunta's finger leaves no scar and the kids don't feel a thing, so the kids don't notice until several days later when they would get sick and die.
Utlunta will also wait until a family member leaves and then assume their form, sneaking into the person's house and eating the livers of the family.
They say she was caught one day in a pit the Cherokee had dug to catch her. Their arrows bounced off of her stony skin. A chickadee landed on her finger, showing the people her weak spot. Spearfinger's heart was located in her palm. They shot at her hand and an arrow pierced her palm, killing her.
The Yunwi Tsunsdi spend half of their time drumming and dancing. They are helpful and kind hearted and will help lost children.
They do not like to be bothered at home, and if someone gets to near they will use a bewilderment spell to make that person become lost.
They sometimes come down at night and gather corn or clear fields. To watch them do so, however, causes the viewer to die.
If a person finds an item in the woods, that person must ask permission of the Yunwi Tsunsdi before taking it. Otherwise they will follow the person and throw rocks at him.