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Native American Heroines of Myth and Legend
List of Native American Heroines in Various Tribes
Corn Mother (Wabanaki Indian heroine)
Feather Woman (Blackfoot Indian heroine)
Fox-Woman (Anishinabe/Cree heroine)
Io'i (Chinook Indian heroine)
Kokumthena (Shawnee Indian heroine)
Lelawala (Iroquois Indian heroine)
Mouse Woman (Haida Indian heroine)
Old Lady (Blackfoot Indian heroine)
Onatha (Iroquois Indian heroine)
Oochigeas (Mi'kmaq Indian heroine)
Silverfox (Miwok Indian heroine)
Sky-Woman (Iroquois Indian heroine)
Splinter-Foot Girl (Arapaho Indian heroine)
Squannit (Wampanoag Indian heroine)
Woman Chief (Seneca)
Native American Heroine Stories
The Invisible One The Rough-Faced Girl Oochigeas and the Invisible Boy:
Mi'kmaq Indian stories about a Cinderella-like heroine who overcomes adversity to win a hero's hand in marriage.
Splinter Foot Girl:
Arapaho Indian story about a mythical heroine born from a splinter.
The Girl and the Windigo:
Chippewa Indian legend about a brave girl who defeats a cannibal monster.
Recommended Books about Heroines in Native American Mythology
Mermaids and Medicine Women:
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Ojibwe folktales about legendary Indian heroines and female spirits, told by a Native author.
Heroes and Heroines: Tlingit-Haida Legend:
Collection of Northwest Coast Native American legends about heroes and heroines.
Heroes and Heroines, Monsters and Magic:
Collection of Iroquois hero tales presented by a Native author.
Maiden of the Mist: A Legend of Niagara Falls:
Children's book based on the legend of the Seneca Indian heroine Lelawala.
Mouse Woman and the Mischief Makers Mouse Woman and the Muddleheads Mouse Woman and the Vanished Princesses :
Lively retellings of three Haida legends about a mouse heroine.
Encyclopedia of Goddesses and Heroines:
Very thorough reference work on female heroes in world mythology, including 83 pages on Native American heroines.
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