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Native American Stories About Boys
Here is our collection of Native American legends and traditional stories about boys.
Legends About Boys
Mooin, the Bear's Child:
Micmac legend of a boy adopted by a bear.
Opichi The Boy Who Became A Robin:
Chippewa Indian legends about a boy who turned into the first robin.
The Boy Who Had Dog Power:
Lenape legend about a boy and his dog becoming powerful together.
Legend of the Crazy Dog Society:
Blackfoot myth about a brave boy who tries to follow the men to war, who ends up earning powerful coyote medicine.
Caddo legend about a boy hero.
Recommended Books of Related Native American Legends
Ziiniyah: How The Corn Was Saved:
Beautiful picture book illustrating a legend about a brave Navajo boy who goes on a quest to save his people's crops.
Excellent version of a Northwest Coast Native American legend about a boy who learns the ways of the Salmon People.
Bringer of the Mystery Dog:
Another good children's book, illustrating a Sioux folktale about a boy's quest to bring the first horse to his people.
Children's book by a Cherokee author, based on a traditional story about a boy learning to become a true chief.
Northwest Coast legend about a boy who taught humans and eagles to cooperate.
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