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Native American Pike Mythology
Pikes are not very important fish in Native American culture, and rarely appear in legends.
When they do appear, it is usually as an man-eating monster pike, probably due to the
voracious carnivorous behavior of real pikes.
Pike are also used as clan animals in some Native American cultures. Tribes with
Pike Clans include the Ojibwe (whose Pike Clan and its totem are named Ginoozhe.)
Native American Legends About Pikes
Giant Pike Story:
Anishinabe legends about a child swallowed by a monster fish.
The Son-In-Law Tests:
Anishinabe legends about the origin of the first pike.
Recommended Books of Pike Stories from Native American Myth and Legend
Native American Animal Stories:
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Great collection of American Indian tales about animals, told by Abenaki storyteller Joseph Bruchac.
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