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Native American Summer Mythology
Here is our collection of Native American legends and traditional stories about summertime.
Native American Summer Gods and Spirits
The Thunderbird (Arapaho)
Native American Legends About Summer
How Glooscap Found Summer How Glooskap Found The Summer:
Wabanaki legends about the origin of the seasons.
Indian Summer Nibunalnoba, the Indian Summer:
Abenaki-Penobscot legends about the origins of "Indian summer," the brief recurrence of summer-like weather before the snows fall.
Indian Superstitions And Legend:
An excerpt from Potawatomi author Simon Pokagon's autobiography, including a legend about the four season sisters.
Recommended Books of Summer Stories from Native American Myth and Legend
How the Summer Season Came:
A good collection of Assiniboine legends including the story of how summer was brought to the earth.
How Coyote Stole The Summer:
Picture book illustrating a Shoshone legend about the origin of summer.
The Summer Solstice:
Children's book describing summer folklore and ceremonies around the world, including Native North America.
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