In Native American mythology (particularly in the Cherokee tribe) the Ani Hyuntikwalaski ("Thunder Beings") are beings that cause lightning fire in a hollow sycamore tree.[1][2]

Ani Hyuntikwalaski is also the name of the Western Marker of The Lost Island Stonecircle.


  1. ^ Bane, Theresa (2016). Encyclopedia of Spirits and Ghosts in World Mythology. McFarland. p. 23. ISBN 9781476663555.
  2. ^ Bastian, Dawn Elaine; Mitchell, Judy K. (2004). Handbook of Native American Mythology. ABC-CLIO. p. 49. ISBN 9781851095339.