Goddess Estsanatlehi



Estsanatlehi is also known as Changing Woman, TurquoiseWoman, and White Shell Woman.

The goddess of succession in Native American mythology.

The Navajo and Apache peoples recognize Estsanatlehi, which means "Self-Renewing One." 

She has the ability to rejuvenate herself anytime she starts to age.

She is a creature of the ground, a creature of darkness and morning who creates humans out of dust and the flesh of her breasts and nipples.

Estsanatlehi is a cyclical deity who represents the earth's and humanity's shifting seasons.

Her emblems include hoops, rainbows, and mountains, and she is portrayed as a beautiful Native American lady ranging in age from twelve to eighty.