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Native American Stories About Honor

Here is our collection of Native American legends and traditional stories about honor.

Legends About Honor

The Badger and the Bear:
    Lakota legend of an honorable badger whose hospitality is abused by a greedy bear, until a spirit warrior delivers justice.
*The Death of Head Chief and Young Mule:
    Cheyenne story about a 19th-century warrior who demanded an honorable death.

Recommended Books of Related Native American Legends
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Spotted Eagle and Black Crow:
    Children's book based on Sioux legends about a disloyal friend who regains his honor by sacrificing himself in battle.

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