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Native American Time Mythology

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

Native American Time Gods and Spirits

*Xiuhtecuhtli (Aztec)

Native American Legends About Time

How Glooskap Found The Summer:
    Wabanaki legend explaining how the seasons began.
*How Day and Night Came To Be:
    Salishan legend telling why day alternates with night.

Recommended Books of Time Stories from Native American Myth and Legend

*Moonstick: The Seasons of the Sioux * An Algonquian Year : The Year According to the Full Moon:
    Picture books based on the traditional names of months in Native American calendar systems.

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