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Native American Stories About Rites of Passage

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

Native American Legends About Rites of Passage

*Father of Indian Corn * Mon-Daw-Min:
    Native American legends about a boy who learns the secret of corn during his dream quest
    (a Chippewa Indian rite of passage.)
*The Dream Fast * Opichi:
    Ojibwe legends about a boy's rite of passage that goes tragically wrong.

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*Yonder Mountain:
    Children's book based on a story by a Cherokee elder about a mountaintop rite of passage.

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