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Native American Stories About Stinginess
Here is our collection of Native American legends and traditional stories about stinginess.
Legends About Stinginess
The Badger and the Bear:
Lakota legend of a badger whose hospitality is abused by an aggressive and stingy bear, until a spirit warrior delivers justice.
Kamaisani, the stingy one:
South American Indian legend about a woman whose family ostracized her for her stinginess.
Grasshopper and the Origin of Tobacco:
Menominee Indian legend in which Manabush punishes the stingy Grasshopper.
Blood Clot Boy Kut-o'-yis:
Blackfoot legends about a stingy man punished for refusing to provide for his parents-in-law.
Blue Jay And Lizard And The Grizzly-Bears:
California Indian legend about the destruction of a family of stingy grizzly bears.
Recommended Books of Related Native American Legends
Children's storybook based on a Dakota Indian legend of a stingy woman punished for stealing from the bean mice.
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