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Native American Eclipse Mythology
Here is our collection of Native American legends and traditional stories about eclipses.
Native American Eclipse Gods and Spirits
Ah Ciliz (Chorti)
Native American Legends About Eclipses
American Indian beliefs about the eclipse:
Oral history about eclipses and their meaning from tribes across North America.
Eclipse of the Sun Blamed on Black Squirrel:
Choctaw Indian legend about the origin of solar eclipses.
Snaring the Sun: When Tcikabis Trapped The Sun The Sun Snarer:
Algonquian stories in which Mouse ends a solar eclipse by freeing the sun from a snare.
Recommended Books of Eclipse Stories from Native American Myth and Legend
Sunpainters: Eclipse of the Navajo Sun:
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Beautifully illustrated book by a Native artist about the significance of a solar eclipse to a Navajo family.
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