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Native American Island Mythology

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

Native American Island Gods and Spirits

*Turtle Island (Northeast Woodlands)

Native American Legends About Islands

*The Creation of Turtle Island * The Turtle and the Flood * Abenaki Creation Story: * Turtle Island * Lenape Creation:
    Woodland Indian stories about the creation of Turtle Island, a mythical island created on the back of a giant turtle.
*Kis�lkw and the M�kmaq:
    Micmac legend in which Kisulkw creates the Mi'kmaq people and the island of Menikuk (Lennox Island.)
*The Long Journey:
    Stockbridge Mohican legend about the tribe's travels across a chain of sinking islands.

Recommended Books of Island Stories from Native American Myth and Legend
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Remaking The Earth:
    Picture book based on Blackfoot and Arapaho myths about the creation of Turtle Island.
*The Legend of Mackinac Island:
    Picture book based on Ojibwe and Potawatomi myths about the origin of Mackinac Island.

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