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Native American Stories About The Treatment Of Prisoners
Here is our collection of Native American legends and traditional stories about prisoners.
Legends About Prisoners
Legend about a Penobscot girl taken captive by the Mohawks.
The Loyal Sweetheart:
Passamaquoddy story about a war party rewarded for treating a captive girl honorably.
The Kidnapping of Glooskap's Family A Wizard Carries Off Glooscap's Housekeeper Glooskap and Winpe:
Three versions of a Mi'kmaq legend in which a giant captures the family of the culture hero Glooskap. Note that
Glooskap only kills the giant (and/or his son) in the two versions in which he has poorly treated his captives.
Crow Necklace And His Medicine Ceremony:
Interesting story of a warrior's loyalty to the tribe that captured and raised him.
Little Friend Coyote:
Blackfoot story about a coyote who helped a Piegan widow escape from cruel captors.
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