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Native American Stories About Family
Here is our collection of Native American legends and traditional stories about family.
Native American Family Stories
The Girl and the Chenoo:
Passamaquoddy story about a girl who turns an ice monster human again by adopting him as her grandfather.
Tale of a Young Loon:
Algonquin Indian legend about a loon family becoming reunited.
Crow Necklace And His Medicine Ceremony:
Interesting story of a warrior's conflicting loyalties between his birth family and his adopted family.
Oral history from an elder illustrating traditional Dene family values.
South American legend about a woman banished from her family for her stinginess.
Recommended Books of Related Native American Legends
The Polar Bear Son:
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Charming picture book based on an Inuit legend about a woman who adopts a bear cub.
Many Hands: A Penobscot Indian Story:
Picture book about a young Penobscot girl learning a lesson about family and community.
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