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Native American Stories About Loyalty

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

Legends About Loyalty

*The Loyal Sweetheart:
    Passamaquoddy story about a girl who remained faithful to her fiance under duress.
*How The Rabbit Lost His Tail:
    In this Mi'kmaq version of the legend, Rabbit got his strange appearance through loyal friendship to Weasel.
Brother Crow and Brother Buffalo:
    Shawnee legend about an interfering Crow teaching the people a lesson about loyalty and understanding.
*Crow Necklace And His Medicine Ceremony:
    Interesting story of a warrior's conflicting loyalties between his birth tribe and the tribe who raised him.

Recommended Books of Related Native American Legends
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The Polar Bear Son:
    Charming picture book based on an Inuit legend about a polar bear's loyalty to his adopted mother.
Adopted by the Eagles * Spotted Eagle and Black Crow:
    Two illustrated children's books based on Sioux legends about a disloyal friend.

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