These are the minor characters in the Kaya series.
- 1 Bear Blanket
- 2 Beaver Tail
- 3 Bent Bow
- 4 Claw Necklace
- 5 Crane Song
- 6 Cut Cheek
- 7 Elder Woman
- 8 Flaming Stick
- 9 Fox Tail
- 10 Hawk Rising
- 11 Jumps Back
- 12 Light on the Water
- 13 Little Branch
- 14 Little Fawn
- 15 Many Deer
- 16 Otter Woman
- 17 Rabbit
- 18 Raven
- 19 Red Duck
- 20 Red Stone
- 21 Running Alone
- 22 Runs Home
- 23 Rushing Brook
- 24 Spotted Owl
- 25 Squirrel
- 26 Tall Branch
- 27 To Soar Like an Eagle
- 28 Two Crows
- 29 Whipwoman
- 30 White Braids
- 31 Yellow Flower
- 32 Yellow Sky
- 33 Young Uncle
The medicine woman in Kaya's village.
A troubled boy in Kaya's village. His parents were mentioned to have been killed during an enemy raid.
Swan Circling's husband.
Cut Cheek's aunt, who gives Brown Deer a hard time.
The handsome man that Brown Deer likes.
An elderly woman Kaya and Spotted Owl rescue from a river in Kaya and the River Girl.
A member of Kaya's village. In The Roar of the Falls: My Journey with Kaya (online endings), he offers his horse to Kaya and the protagonist for the horse race.
A boy in Kaya's village who's described as being bothersome and rude. She refers to him as her cousin.
A woman who visited Kaya's village in The Silent Stranger.
A young man in Kaya's village who likes to tease the girls and serenade on long summer nights.
Light on the Water
Kaya's baby cousin and the daughter of Running Alone.
Rushing Brook's infant daughter. Becoming ill in The Roar of the Falls: My Journey with Kaya, Kaya and the protagonist assist Bear Blanket by gathering juniper leaves for a tea to treat Little Branch's fever.
A girl in Kaya's village who often teases her.
A young man who is good at hunting, but better known for his bad temper.
The woman from Enemy Country that took Kaya and Speaking Rain as slaves in her household.
An active and daring girl in Kaya's village who often teases her. Rabbit is a little older than Kaya. She rides a white-spotted mare in a race against Kaya in The Ghost Wind Stallion. Kaya also teases her by splashing her in the river.
An older boy in Kaya's village. Kaya races Steps High against Raven and a chestnut horse in The Ghost Wind Stallion. She refers to him as her cousin.
Kaya's aunt, who lives in her village.
Kaya's young aunt and Light on the Water's mother.
A young man in Kaya's village who taught Two Hawks how to make and play a flute.
A young mother in Kaya's village. The protagonist and Kaya assist in caring for her infant daughter in The Roar of the Falls: My Journey with Kaya.
Eetsa's sister and Kaya's maternal aunt. In The Ghost Wind Stallion, she moves into Kaya's village in summer 1767 following the death of her husband, bringing along her mare Spotted Star. Tall Branch had married a man from another band of Nimíipuu that, unlike Kaya's group, live year-round by a river instead of moving around. Kaya has never met her because she has lived so far away. Tall Branch is very particular; Eetsa is worried before her sister arrives, because her sister likes tea and salmon prepared a certain way.
To Soar Like an Eagle
The chief in Kaya's village, known for his bravery in a prairie fire.
An elderly woman in Kaya's village who punishes children who have misbehaved.
An elderly Salish woman who cares for Speaking Rain.
A young mother in Kaya's village. She has one daughter and gives birth to a son in Kaya and the Flood.
An elderly woman in Kaya's village renowned for her storytelling abilities.
Two Hawks' maternal uncle.