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Native American Lake Mythology
Here is our collection of Native American legends and traditional stories about lakes.
Native American Lake Gods and Spirits
Water Babies (Western tribes)
Native American Legends About Lakes
Myth of the Transformer:
Abenaki legend about the creation of Lake Champlain.
Origin of Clear Lake:
A Patwin legend about how Clear Lake was formed.
Nanabozho and the Great Serpent:
Chippewa story about the Lake of Spirits (Manitou Lake.)
O-bawb-ika lake story:
Algonquin Indian legends about a haunted lake.
Recommended Books of Lake Stories from Native American Myth and Legend
Nanabosho and Kitchie Odjig:
A nice retelling of a Chippewa Indian legend about a trickster learning not to mess with the lake.
Sacred Water: The Spiritual Source of Life The Waters of Life: The Facts and the Fables:
Two interesting books on the role of lakes and other water in world mythology and spirituality.
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