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Native American Stories About Quests

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

Legends About Quests

*The Vision Quest:
    Lakota legend about a young man learning humility.
*The Dream Quest * Opichi * Father of Indian Corn * Mon-Daw-Min:
    Ojibwe legends about dream questing.

Recommended Books of Related Native American Legends
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Ziiniyah: How The Corn Was Saved:
    Beautiful picture book illustrating a legend about a brave Navajo boy who goes on a quest to save his people's crops.
*Yonder Mountain:
    Children's book by a Cherokee author, based on a traditional story about young men going on a quest to prove their ability to lead.
The Story of Jumping Mouse:
    Award-winning picture book based on a Native American story of a mouse going on a spiritual quest.
Bringer of the Mystery Dog:
    Children's book illustrating a Sioux folktale about a boy's quest to bring the first horse to his people.

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