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Native American Rain Mythology
Rain is also used as a clan symbol in some Native American cultures. Tribes with Rain Clans
include the Hopi tribe (whose Rain Clan is named Omow-wungwa.)
Native American Rain Gods and Spirits
Native American Legends About Rain
How the Beetles Produced Rain:
Hopi legend about how the black beetles brought rain to the land.
Coyote and the Rain:
Caddo legend about how the rain came to be wet.
The Robin and the Toad: Cooking Squirrels:
Algonquin Indian legends about animals predicting the rain.
Recommended Books of Rain Stories from Native American Myth and Legend
The Magic Hummingbird:
Beautiful picture book telling a Hopi folktale about a hummingbird that brought rain to the people.
Frog Brings Rain:
Another good children's book illustrating the Navajo legend of how Frog used rain to save the first people.
Weather Legends: Native American Lore and Science of Weather:
Collection of weather myths from various tribes, including a chapter on rain.
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