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Native American Stories About Patience

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

Legends About Patience

Gluskonba and the Four Wishes: * Glooskap Grants Three Wishes:
    Wabanaki stories about a patient hunter and his impatient friends.
The Spider and the People:
    Osage legend about the importance of the spider as a symbol of patience and strength.
*How the Turtle Flew South for the Winter:
    Oneida legend about Turtle's lack of patience getting him into trouble.

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Baby Rattlesnake:
    Charming picture book about a young rattlesnake learning patience, told by a Chickasaw storyteller.

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