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Native American Lake Mythology
Here is our collection of Native American legends and traditional stories about lakes.
Native American Lake Gods and Spirits
Water-Babies (Western tribes)
Native American Legends About Lakes
Myth of the Transformer:
Abenaki legend about the creation of Lake Champlain.
Origin of Clear Lake:
A Patwin legend about how Clear Lake was formed.
Nanabozho and the Great Serpent:
Chippewa story about the Lake of Spirits (Manitou Lake.)
O-bawb-ika lake story:
Algonquin Indian legends about a haunted lake.
Recommended Books of Lake Stories from Native American Myth and Legend
Nanabosho and Kitchie Odjig:
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A nice retelling of a Chippewa Indian legend about a trickster learning not to mess with the lake.
Sacred Water: The Spiritual Source of Life The Waters of Life: The Facts and the Fables:
Two interesting books on the role of lakes and other water in world mythology and spirituality.
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