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Native American Talisman Mythology

Here is our collection of Native American legends and traditional stories about talismans.

American Indian Talismans and Medicine Objects in Various Tribes

*Iniskim (Blackfoot Indian talisman)
*Pains (California Indian talismans)

Native American Legends About Talismans

The Uktena Bundle:
    Cherokee Indian story about the origin of the sacred medicine bundle.
*The Sacred Buffalo Stone * The Buffalo Rock:
    Blackfoot Indian legends about iniskim, the magical buffalo stone.
When My Uncle Was Bewitched:
    Munsee story about a woman who used a Native American talisman to entrap a man.

Recommended Books of Talisman Stories from Native American Myth and Legend
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Witchcraft and Sorcery of the American Native Peoples:
    Interesting book exploring witchcraft and medicine power in the Americas, including Indian talismans and other medicine objects.

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