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Native American Legends and Stories About Twins

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

Native American Twin Spirits

*Amalivaca and Vochi (Cariban)
*The God Boys (Caddo)
*Hunahpu and Ixbalanque (Maya)
Keri and Kame (Bakairi)
*The Little Thunders (Seminole)
*Macunaima and Pia (Carib)
*Monster Slayer and Child of Water (Navajo)
*The Twin Gods, Good Spirit and Bad Spirit (Iroquois)
*The Twin Heroes, Lodge Boy and Spring Boy (Plains tribes)

Native American Twin Stories

*Lodge-Boy and Thrown-Away:
    Crow legend about the two mythical twins.
*The Twin Brothers * The Brothers Who Became Lightning And Thunder:
    Caddo legends about the twin heroes, Thunder and Lightning.
*The Birth of Good and Evil:
    Oneida myth about Sky Woman's twin grandchildren.
*The Creation:
    Cayuga myth about Sky Woman and her twin sons Good Spirit and Bad Spirit.

Recommended Books of Related Native American Legends
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Warrior Twins: A Navajo Hero Myth:
    Children's book about Navajo twin heroes who slay monsters and protect the people.

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