Folklore, gods, goddesses, and legends from North and South America
Apache Creation Myth
Legend of the Creation Myth as believed by the Apache Peoples and retold by Phyllis D. Burns
Coyote Quarrels with Mole
A Salish legend of Coyote and Mole
Devils Tower and The Pleiades
Looking Southeast in the early morning hours I saw them. The Seven Sisters, sitting peacefully together, safe from danger. They have become a beautiful star cluster and celestial ancestors.
How Raven Stole Crow´s Potlatch
Pacific Northwest Legend of Raven and Crow
Long Arrow and the Elk Dogs
The story of Orphan Boy and the elk dogs is a Blackfoot legend that goes back to the time when the Spaniards first arrived in the new world during the mid sixteenth century. This is when the indigenous people of North America first saw a horse.
Long Arrow Returns Home With Elk Dogs
It was many, many times many days that Chief Good Running prayed and waited for the day that his grandson, Long Arrow returns home after the dangerous mission.
Orion - Tewa Star Lore Of Long Sash
Orion shines so brightly on nights when the moon is not too bright as he journeys from the east. As I watch Orion I think about the people of the pueblos. The Tewa call this constellation Long Sash.
Orphan Boy and the Elk Dogs - Blackfoot Legend
The story of a young orphan boy who was an outcast of his tribe and became a brave young warrior and hero.
Raven as Deity in Legend and Myth
Legends of Raven portrayed as a deity figure.
Spiritual Symbolism Of Native American Legends
The spiritual symbolism found in Native American legends is often deeply hidden if the reader is not aware of the purpose for the story.
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