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Native American Stories About Girls
Here is our collection of Native American legends and traditional stories about girls.
Legends About Girls
Oochigeas and Invisible Boy Invisible One and the Rough-Faced Girl Mi'kmaq Indian Cinderella:
Micmac and Maliseet Indian stories about the Burnt-Face Girl, a variant on the French Cinderella.
The Girl Chenoo The Girl and the Chenoo The Little Girl and the Windigo:
Native American legends about girls encountering cannibal monsters.
The Girl Who Was The Ring:
Pawnee legend of a girl kidnapped by the buffalo people.
The Girl Who Had Power To Call The Buffalo:
Caddo legend about a star girl who had buffalo power.
Recommended Books of Related Native American Legends
Maiden of the Mist: A Legend of Niagara Falls:
Children's book based on the Seneca Indian legend of Lelawala, the girl spirit of the waterfalls of Niagara.
The Girl Who Swam With The Fish:
A modern retelling of an Alaskan Athabaskan legend about a girl who turns into a salmon.
The Turkey Girl: A Zuni Cinderella Story:
Picture book telling a Zuni Indian folktale about an orphan girl who learns a hard lesson about keeping her word.
The Legend of Katama:
Picture book based on a Wampanoag Indian story about a girl who turned into a dolphin and became a symbol of love and peace.
Many Hands: A Penobscot Indian Story:
Picture book about a young Penobscot girl learning a lesson about family and community.
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