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Native American Stories About Community

Here is our collection of Native American legends and traditional stories about the importance of community.

Legends About Community

*The Girl and the Chenoo:
    Passamaquoddy story about a girl who turns an ice monster human by bringing him back into her community.

Recommended Books of Related Native American Legends

The Little Duck Sikihpsis:
    Charming picture book illustrating a Cree Indian folktale about a duck finding his place in the community.
*Yonder Mountain:
    Children's book based on a Cherokee Indian myth about leadership and the spirit of community.
Many Hands: A Penobscot Indian Story:
    Picture book about a young Penobscot girl learning a lesson about family and community.



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