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Native American Stories About Peace

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

Native American Peace Gods and Spirits

*Hiawatha (Iroquois)
*The Great Peace-Maker (Iroquois)

Legends About Peace

*How the Ojibwe, Potawatomi, and Ottawa Became One People * A Potawatomi Story:
    Potawatomi legends about the origin of the peace pipe.
*Origins of the Buffalo Dance:
    Blackfoot myth about Magpie helping a Blackfoot heroine make peace with the Buffalo people.

Recommended Books of Related Native American Legends

White Roots of Peace: Iroquois Book of Life:
    A good rendition of the epic of Deganawidah the Peace Maker.
The Legend of Katama:
    Picture book based on a Wampanoag Indian story about a girl who turned into a dolphin and became a symbol of love and peace.

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