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Native American Stories About Hoarding
Here is our collection of Native American legends and traditional stories about hoarding.
Legends About Hoarding
The Water Famine How Gluskabe Stole Tobacco Grasshopper and the Origin of Tobacco:
Legends about Algonquian culture heroes punishing animals trying to hoard nature's gifts for themselves.
How Tol-le-loo Stole Fire:
Miwok legend about Mouse bringing fire to the people.
The Sacred Weed A Tobacco Legend:
Blackfoot legends about corrupt medicine men hoarding the gift of tobacco.
Blue Jay And Lizard And The Grizzly-Bears:
California Indian legend about the destruction of a family of food-hoarding grizzly bears.
Recommended Books of Related Native American Legends
How Raven Stole the Sun:
Excellent children's book illustrating the Northwest Coast myth about Raven freeing sunlight from a family that was hoarding it.
Beaver Steals Fire:
A traditional Kootenai-Salish legend about Beaver retrieving fire from a hoarder to share with all people.
When Bear Stole the Chinook:
Children's book illustrating a Blackfoot legend about a bear who stole the warm spring wind to keep for himself.
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