In Navajo mythology, skinwalkers, aka Yenaldooshi, are witches who wear coyote skins and travel at night.
American Demons: List of Demons in the Americas
In Native and Meso-American beliefs, "demons" tended to be supernatural deities capable of destruction as well as good. Often, these "evil" entities were the foes of gods/goddesses primarily worshiped or were personifications of acts of nature (e.g. hurricanes, winds, etc) that could wreck havoc on every day life. Read profiles of demons, tricksters and evil spirits within the various Native American, Aztec, Mayan and other Meso-American cultures below. Visit the Demon FAQ for more info on my philosophy behind the classifications.
In Mayan mythology, Vucub Caquix, Seven Macaw, was a large bird that dwelled on the surface of the world after the flood.
The tzitzimime were celestial demons in Aztec mythology that continuously threaten to destroy the world.
Tornarsuk is the ruling spirit higher than the Tornaq (a shaman’s familiar).
Tlaltecuhtli (“Earth Lord”) was a large earth monster in Aztec mythology.