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Native American Legends and Stories About Brothers

Native American Brother Spirits

*Lodge Boy and Thrown Away (Crow)
*Monster Slayer and Child of Water (Navajo)

Native American Brother Stories

*Lodge-Boy and Thrown-Away:
    Crow legend about the two mythical brothers.
*The Twin Brothers * The Brothers Who Became Lightning And Thunder:
    Caddo legends about the magical brothers Thunder and Lightning.
*The Flying Canoe:
    Passamaquoddy folktale about three competitive brothers.
Brother Crow and Brother Buffalo:
    Shawnee legend about an interfering Crow teaching the people a lesson about brotherhood and understanding.
*Crow Necklace And His Medicine Ceremony:
    Gros Ventre story about a brother's loyalty to his adopted sister.
    Epic legend about ten Cree brothers and their Thunder wives.
*The Quillwork Girl and her Seven Brothers:
    Cheyenne myth about seven magical brothers and their adopted sister.

Recommended Books of Related Native American Legends
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The Star People:
    Beautiful picture book by a Lakota author about a brother and sister becoming lost and finding their way back home.
Warrior Twins: A Navajo Hero Myth:
    Children's book about Navajo twin brothers who slay monsters and protect the people.

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