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Native Languages of the Americas:
American Indian Legends and Folklore

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American Indian Legends and Folklore

American Indian Myths and Legends:
     Well-attributed collection of many diverse traditional stories of Native America. Like any other body of mythology, some of
     the stories involve adultery, rape, or sexual situations, so be sensible about which ones you share with young children.
American Indian Genesis:
     Creation myths explored by a Blackfoot author.
Algonquian Spirit:
    Rich anthology of stories, songs, and oral history from the Algonquian-speaking Native American tribes.
On the Trail of Elder Brother: Glous'gap Stories of the Micmac Indians:
     Collection of stories about the Wabanaki culture hero Glooskap, told by a Mi'kmaq author and illustrator.
The Manitous: Spiritual World of the Ojibways: * Ojibway Ceremonies: * Tales the Elders Told:
     Mermaids and Medicine Women: Native Myths and Legends: * Ojibway Heritage: * Ojibway Tales:
     The Star-Man and Other Tales: * Tales of the Anishinaubaek: * The Bear-Walker: * Dancing with a Ghost:
     Books on Ojibway mythology, folklore and spirituality by Ojibway writer Basil Johnston
Full Moon Stories:
     Thirteen Arapaho legends from an Arapaho writer/illustrator
Sacred Stories of the Sweet Grass Cree:
     Collection of Cree traditional stories and legends.

Books about Specific Native American Tribes and Nations

Abenaki Nation Algonquin Nation Apache Nation Beothuk Nation Blackfoot Nation
Caddo Nation Catawba Nation Cayuga Nation Cherokee Nation Cheyenne Nation
Chickasaw Nation Choctaw Nation Chumash Nation Coeur dAlene Nation Comanche Nation
Cree Nation Gros Ventre Nation Haida Nation Ho-Chunk Nation Hopi Nation
Hualapai Nation Illinois Nation Innu Nation Iroquois Nation Kaw Nation
Kickapoo Nation Kiowa Nation Lenape Nation Lumbee Nation Lummi Nation
Mandan Nation Menominee Nation Metis Nation Miami Nation Miccosukee Nation
Mi'kmaq Nation Mohawk Nation Mohegan Nation Mohican Nation Munsee Nation
Muscogee Creek Nation Nanticoke Nation Narragansett Nation Navajo Nation Nez Perce Nation
Ojibway Nation Oneida Nation Onondaga Nation Osage Nation Oto Nation
Passamaquoddy Nation Pawnee Nation Penobscot Nation Ponca Nation Potawatomi Nation
Powhatan Nation Quinault Nation Sac and Fox Nations Salish Nation Seminole Nation
Seneca Nation Shasta Nation Shawnee Nation Shoshone Nation Sioux Nation
Squamish Nation Stoney Nation Taino Nation Tohono Oodham Nation Tuscarora Nation
Wampanoag Nation Wiyot Nation Wyandotte Nation Yakima Nation Yurok Nation



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