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Native American Legends and Stories About Games
Here is our collection of Native American legends and traditional stories about games.
Native American Game Spirits
Native American Game Stories
Glooskap and Winpe:
Mi'kmaq Indian story in which the culture hero, Glooskap, wins the game of lacrosse from a sorcerous giant.
Why Blackfeet Never Kill Mice:
Blackfoot Indian legend about the animals playing guessing games to determine leadership of the animals.
A Cherokee Stickball Legend The Ball Game Between the Birds and the Animals:
Traditional Cherokee stories about a stickball game between the animals and the birds.
The First-Born Sons Play Ball Loon Loses A Lacrosse Game:
Two versions of an Ojibwa legend about migratory birds losing a game of lacrosse.
Cheyenne legend about the origin of the hoop and stick game.
Recommended Books of Related Native American Legends
The Great Ball Game:
Wonderful picture book illustrating a Creek Indian myth about a stickball game between the animals and the birds.
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