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Native American Witches of Myth and Legend
Here is our collection of Native American legends and traditional stories about witches.
Names of American Indian Witches from Various Tribes
Jug-Woman (Wabanaki Indian witch)
Ghost Witch (Wabanaki Indian witch)
Squant (Wampanoag Indian witch)
Stikini (Seminole Indian witch)
Native American Witch Stories
White Owl's Escape from the Witches:
A young Penobscot hero elopes with the daughter of an evil night witch, and defeats her with the help of the Thunders.
An Abenaki Witch Story The Lost Hunters:
Wabanaki stories about a man killed by a ghost witch.
Glooskap and the Witch:
Micmac Indian witch legend about the origin of the first shark.
Big Eater's Wife:
Pequot legend about a witch who killed her husband.
The Man They Cannot Hold:
Lenape legend about a witch who used her magic to commit a murder, but died herself.
Thabeeszus, an Eehnkhanzee Medicine Man Moshquashies and the Witch:
Metis legends about magical fights between medicine men and greedy witches.
The Deserted Children:
Gros Ventre legend about two abandoned children who escape from a deadly witch and gain powers.
Cree legend about a witch taking the form of a raven to take revenge on his inlaws.
Recommended Books about Witches in Native American Mythology
When the Chenoo Howls: Native American Tales of Terror:
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Collection of stories about the Penobscot witch Toad Woman and other Native American monsters.
Witchcraft and Sorcery of the American Native Peoples:
Interesting book exploring witchcraft in the Americas and the difference between Indian doctors and witches.
Wizards and Witches:
Good kids' collection of witch stories from world mythology, including Native American lore.
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