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Native American Spring Mythology

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

Native American Spring Gods and Spirits

*Sig-wan (Algonquin)

Native American Legends About Spring

*Indian Superstitions And Legend:
    An excerpt from Potawatomi author Simon Pokagon's autobiography, including a legend about the four season sisters.
*The Dream Fast:
    Chippewa Indian legend about why dream questing must be done in the spring.
*How Fisher Went to the Skyland:
    Ojibwe legend about Fisher stealing spring for the people.

Recommended Books of Spring Stories from Native American Myth and Legend
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The Spring Equinox:
    Children's book describing spring folklore and ceremonies around the world, including Native North and Central America.
When Bear Stole the Chinook:
    Children's book illustrating a Blackfoot legend about how Weasel retrieved the warm spring wind from Bear.
The Messenger of Spring:
    Picture book based on a Native American legend about winter making way for spring.

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