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Legendary Native American Figures: Long Teeth

Name: Long Teeth
Alternate spellings: Long-Teeth
Tribal affiliation: Arikara
Native names: Aáhčes
Pronunciation: ah-chess
Type: Twin heroes
Related figures in other tribes: Wild Boy (Caddo), Spring Boy (Crow), Thrown Away (Arapaho)

Long Teeth is the name of an Arikara hero, one of a pair of legendary twins. He magically sprang from the afterbirth of his brother, Drinks Brain Soup, and grew up in the wilderness.

Long Teeth Stories

*Long Teeth and Drinks Brain Soup:
    The saga of the Arikara hero twins.

Recommended Books of Related Native American Legends

Myths and Traditions of the Arikara Indians:
    Collection of Arikara legends and oral history.

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Additional Resources

 The Arikara War
 Arikara myths
 Arikara language
 Arikara pronunciation
 North Dakota tribes
 Great Plains Native Americans
 Caddoan language family



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