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Native American Legends and Stories About Grandmothers
Here is our collection of Native American legends and traditional stories about grandmothers.
Native American Grandmother Spirits
Grandmother Fox (Anishinabe/Cree)
Grandmother Woodchuck (Wabanaki)
Granny Squannit (Wampanoag)
Mouse Woman (Haida)
Our Grandmother (Shawnee)
Spider Grandmother (Hopi)
Native American Grandmother Stories
Grandmother Woodchuck Gluscabi and the Wind Eagle How Glooskap Stole Tobacco:
Wabanaki Indian stories about the culture hero Glooskap and his wise grandmother Woodchuck.
The Story of Manabush Nanabozho and Nokomis:
Menominee and Anishinabe stories about the culture hero Nanabozho's grandmother rescuing and raising him.
Nukumi and Fire:
Mi'kmaq Indian legend about how an ancient rock became the first grandmother.
Innu legend about two resourceful grandmothers who save their grandchildren from a cannibal monster.
Epic legend about a young man whose wise grandmothers help him to find his missing wife.
Recommended Books of Related Native American Legends
Mouse Woman and the Mischief Makers Mouse Woman and the Muddleheads Mouse Woman and the Vanished Princesses :
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Lively retellings of three Haida Indian legends about the spirit grandmother Mouse Woman.
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