Origin of orenda
Examples from the Web for orenda
At bottom, there is nothing in the world which does not have its quota of orenda; but the quantities vary.
When a storm is brewing the magician is said to be making its orenda.
This notion of orenda, a sort of pan-vitalism, is more fluid than animism, and probably precedes it.
If an animal escapes from a hunter who is pursuing it, it is because the orenda of the former was the more powerful.
This orenda is your power to do things, your force, sometimes almost your personality.