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Native American Stories About Deceit
Here is our collection of Native American legends and traditional stories about deceit.
Legends About Deceit
How The Deer Got His Horns:
Cherokee Indian legend about Rabbit losing a contest to Deer through his own deceitfulness and poor sportsmanship.
How Lox Told A Lie:
In this Wabanaki Indian story Wolverine tries to deny an affair with his brother's wife, but the truth is revealed.
Severn Ojibwe legend about the epic hero Iyash, betrayed by a deceitful plot of his father's jealous wife.
Bull Turns Round Beaver Medicine The Story of Two Brothers:
Similar Blackfoot legends, in which the hero is betrayed by his deceitful sister-in-law.
Raccoon Learns A Lesson The Deceived Blind Men Wisakatchekwa and the Blind Men:
Algonquian stories about tricksters deceiving two blind men.
Trickster and the Buzzard:
Menominee legend about Manabozho punishing Buzzard for his deceitful tricks.
Chahnameed the Glutton:
Mohegan Indian legend about a cheating trickster who uses deceit to win an eating contest.
How Raven Killed Whale:
Athabaskan legend about a trickster Raven using deceit to kill a whale.
Recommended Books of Related Native American Legends
Trickster: Native American Tales:
Stories about trickery and deceit told by Native American storytellers from many different tribes.
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