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 wreak havoc on everyday life. Read profiles of demons, tricksters and evil spirits within the various Native American, Aztec, Mayan, and other Meso-American cultures below. Learn more about my philosophy behind the classifications.