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Native American Flower Mythology
Here is our collection of Native American legends and traditional stories about flowers.
Flower Mythology In Various Tribes
Meaning of bloodroot flowers
Meaning of chicory flowers
Meaning of coneflower
Meaning of dandelions
Meaning of ladyslippers
Meaning of lavender
Meaning of sunflowers
Meaning of wild roses
Meaning of violets
Meaning of yarrow flowers
Meaning of zinnias
Native American Flower Gods and Spirits
Native American Legends About Flowers
Menominee Flower Story:
Menominee Indian legend about the origin of flowers.
The Lady's Slipper:
Ojibwa flower legend about the first ladyslipper.
Story of the Meadow Dandelion Shawondasee and the Golden Girl:
Ojibway folktales about the South Wind falling in love with a flower spirit.
Origin of the Trailing Arbutus:
Tale of the flower that became the Ottawa tribal symbol.
Recommended Books of Flower Stories from Native American Myth and Legend
Native Plant Stories:
Excellent collection of Native American folklore about flowers and other plants, by Abenaki storyteller Joseph Bruchac.
Song of the Seven Herbs:
Native American stories for kids about the meaning of various North American flowers and medicine herbs.
Native American Medicinal Plants:
Comprehensive book on the names and traditional uses of Indian flowers and herbs throughout Native North America.
Zinnia: How The Corn Was Saved:
Lovely bilingual picture book telling a Navajo Indian flower myth about a boy who learns the secret of the zinnia.
The Legend of the Lady Slipper The Legend of the Lady's Slipper:
Picture books for children based on a Chippewa Indian story about the origin of the ladyslipper (moccasin flower.)
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