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Native American Stories About Self-Defense
Here is our collection of Native American legends and traditional stories about defending oneself.
Legends About Self-Defense
How the Rattlesnake Learned to Bite:
Pima legend about Rattlesnake learning self-defense.
Why the Porcupine has Quills:
Chippewa Indian legend about Porcupine learning to defend himself.
Oral history from a Dene elder about a fisherman standing up for himself and his family.
Recommended Books of Related Native American Legends
Children's book illustrating a Southwest Indian legend about Rattlesnake learning to defend himself against bullies.
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