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Native American Stories About Sacrifice
Here is our collection of Native American legends and traditional stories about sacrifices.
Native American Gods and Spirits of Sacrifice
Legends About Sacrifice
Waynaboozhoo and the Great Flood:
The Ojibwe creation story, in which Mudhen (Coot) sacrifices himself to create the earth.
The Abenaki Emergence Corn Mother How First Mother Saved the Penobscot:
Father of Indian Corn Mon-Daw-Min The Legend of Indian Corn:
Woodland Indian legends from several tribes about corn spirits sacrificing themselves to feed the people.
Rainbow Crow Mānāka'has:
Lenape myths about Crow's sacrifice to bring fire to the people.
Recommended Books of Related Native American Legends
Maiden of the Mist: A Legend of Niagara Falls:
Children's book based on the Seneca legend of a brave girl who sacrificed herself to save her people.
Picture book based on a Lenape legend about Crow sacrificing his looks to help his friends.
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