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Native American Forest Mythology
Here is our collection of Native American legends and traditional stories about forests.
Native American Forest Gods and Spirits
Bigfoot (various tribes)
Boqs (Northwest Coast)
Sasquatch (Coast Salish)
Stick Indians (Northwest Coast)
Wild People (Osage)
Wood Dwarves (Lenape)
Woodsman (Alaskan Athabaskan)
Woods Elves (Sioux)
Native American Legends About The Forest
California Big Trees:
Paiute Indian legend warning against the danger of cutting down the forest.
The Meesink Story:
Lenape legend about the supernatural protector of the woodlands.
Recommended Books of Forest Stories from Native American Myth and Legend
The Enchanted Amazon Rain Forest: Stories from a Vanishing World:
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Collection of Native stories and legends about the rain forest from indigenous South American people.
Rabbit Plants the Forest:
Picture book illustrating a Cherokee Indian story about Rabbit helping Saloli the squirrel tend the forest.
Thanks To The Animals:
Charming picture book telling a Passamaquoddy story about a lost child protected by the animals of the forest.
Interesting book on the role of trees in world mythology and spirituality, including Native Native America.
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