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Native Languages of the Americas:
Havasupai Legends, Myths, and Stories
This is our collection of links to Havasupai legends and traditional stories that can be read online.
We have indexed our American Indian lore section
by tribe to make them easier to locate; however, variants on the same
legend are often told by American Indians from different tribes, especially if those tribes are kinfolk or neighbors to
each other. In particular, though these legends come from the Havasupai, the traditional stories of
related tribes like the
Hualapai and Yavapai are very similar.
Enjoy the stories! If you would like to recommend a Havasupai legend for this page or think one of the ones on here
should be removed, please let us know.
The great Creator god of Havasupai legend, considered the grandfather of humanity.
Tochopa's twin brother, a god of discord who taught the people to make war.
Pukeheh (also spelled Pu-keh-eh):
Tochopa's daughter, mother of the human race.
Collection of Havasupai stories and tribal traditions.
The Havasupai Story of the Grand Canyon:
Havasupai legend about the flooding of the earth and the ancestors of the Havasu people.
Havasupai Legends: Religion and Mythology of the Havasupai Indians of the Grand Canyon:
Book on Havasupai mythology and traditional lifestyle.
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