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Native American Giant Birds of Myth and Legend
Legendary American Indian Giant Birds from Various Tribes
Animikii (Anishinabe Indian giant bird)
Badogiak (Abenaki Indian giant bird)
Big Owl (Apache Indian giant bird)
Chequa (Potawatomi Indian giant bird)
Dahu (Hidatsa giant bird)
Huhuk (Pawnee giant bird)
Klu (Maliseet Indian giant bird)
Pinesi (Chippewa Indian giant bird)
Pomola (Penobscot Indian giant bird)
The Thunder Bird (Plains Indian giant bird)
Tlanuwa (Cherokee giant bird)
Wuchowsen (Wabanaki Indian giant bird)
Native American Giant Bird Stories
Gluscabi and the Wind Eagle Why We Need Wind The Great Wind-Bird:
Wabanaki Indian stories about Wuchowsen, the giant bird of the wind.
Penobscot Indian legends about humans who married the giant storm birds of Mt. Katahdin.
Wakinyan Tanka, the Great Thunderbird:
Lakota Sioux legends about thunderbirds.
The Snow-Bird and the Day-Eagle:
Abenaki legend about two giant birds that cause winter weather and daylight.
Recommended Books about Giant Birds in Native American Mythology
Brave Wolf and the Thunderbird:
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Wonderful children's book illustrating a traditional Crow Indian story about a man who helps a giant bird.
How Thunder and Lightning Came to Be:
Picture book based on a Choctaw Indian legend about the giant birds that make thunder and lightning.
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