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Native American Legends: Dore

Name: Dore
Tribal affiliation: Ioway, Otoe
Alternate spellings: Doré
Pronunciation: doh-ray
Type: Hero twins
Related figures in other tribes: Lodge-Boy (Hidatsa), Curtain-Boy (Crow), Village-Boy (Ho-Chunk)

Dore is one of a pair of mythological twins known as the Twin Holy Boys. Dore was raised by his father while his brother, Wahredua, grew up in the wilderness.

Dore Stories

*Dore and Wahredua:
    Iowa legends about the Twin Holy Brothers.
*Dore and Wahredua:
    Another story about the twin monster-slayers, narrated by two Otoe storytellers.

Recommended Books of Related Native American Legends

Lost Nation: The Ioway:
    Documentary films on Ioway culture and history including stories told by the remaining Ioway speakers.

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Additional Resources

 The Ioway Indians
 Ioway legends
 Chiwere language
 Iowa Indian tribes
 Native Americans of the Great Plains
 Siouan speakers



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