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Native American Mountain Mythology

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

Native American Mountain Gods and Spirits

*Bemola (Penobscot)
*Black Imps (Achumawi)

Native American Legends About Mountains

*Pamola, A Penobscot Legend: * Of the Girl Who Married Mount Katahdin:
    Penobscot stories about the bird spirit of Mount Katahdin.
*How Glooscap Made Sugarloaf Mountain:
    Mi'kmaq story about the creation of Sugarloaf Mountain.
*Thunder Mountain:
    Potawatomi legend about the creation of Chequah Bikwaki mountain.
*Chief Mountain:
    Blackfoot legend about the origin of Chief Mountain.

Recommended Books of Mountain Stories from Native American Myth and Legend

*The Way to Make Perfect Mountains:
    Collection of Native American legends from many tribes about the origins of sacred mountains.
*Yonder Mountain:
    Children's book by a Cherokee author, based on a traditional story about a mountaintop rite of passage.

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