Quetzalcoatl-Aztec god of wisdom, he taught the people many essential skills and ruled them until his enemies drove him away. His promise to return turned out to be disastrous, for Spanish conquistador Cortez was mistaken for this feathered snake.
Nüwa, the Serpent Goddess
Nüwa was a serpent deity from ancient Chinese mythology. Nüwa was seen as the creator of humankind and remained a powerful benefactor to people and all living creatures.