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Native Languages of the Americas:
Klallam Indian Legends (S'Klallam, Clallam)
This is our collection of links to Klallam folktales and traditional stories that can be read online.
We have indexed our Native American stories section
by tribe to make them easier to locate; however, variants on the same
story 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 Klallams, the traditional stories of
related tribes like the Saanich and
Squamish tribes are very similar.
Enjoy the stories! If you would like to recommend a Klallam legend for this page or think one of the ones on here
should be removed, please let us know.
A giant cannibal monster. In Klallam stories, the orgress usually
catches human children and carries them off in her enormous pack basket.
Weather Myths of Cascadia:
Stories from the Quileute,
Makah, and Klallam tribes.
Salish Myths and Legends:
Anthology of legends and traditional stories from the Klallam and other Salish tribes.
Indian Legends of the Pacific Northwest:
Collection of legends and folktales from the Klallam and other northwestern tribes.
Klallam religion and expressive traditions
Indian folklore books
Northwest Coast Native Americans
Art of Pacific Northwest
List of Native Americans
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