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Native American Season Mythology

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

Native American Season Gods and Spirits

*Winter
*Spring
*Summer
*Autumn

Native American Legends About The Seasons

How Glooscap Found Summer: * How Glooskap Found The Summer:
    Wabanaki legends about the origin of the seasons.
*Indian Superstitions And Legend:
    An excerpt from Potawatomi author Simon Pokagon's autobiography, including a legend about the four season sisters.
*How Fisher Went to the Skyland:
    Ojibwe legend about how the seasons came to be.
The First-Born Sons Play Ball * Loon Loses A Lacrosse Game:
    Two versions of an Ojibwa legend about why some birds migrate with the seasons.
*The Hunting of the Great Bear:
    Cayuga legend about the Big Dipper and the changing of the seasons.

Recommended Books of Season Stories from Native American Myth and Legend
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Spring Salmon, Hurry to Me! The Seasons of Native California:
    Excellent collection of California Indian legends, stories, and songs about the seasons.
Four Seasons of Corn * Moonstick: The Seasons of the Sioux * The Navajo Year * Washoe Seasons of Life * Baby Learns About Seasons:
    Children's books illustrating Native American life through the seasons.
How Coyote Stole The Summer:
    Children's book illustrating a Shoshone legend about the origin of the seasons.
Weather Legends: Native American Lore and Science of Weather:
    Collection of weather myths from various tribes, including a chapter on the seasons.



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