American Indian culture
Native American Weather Mythology
Here is our collection of Native American legends and traditional stories about the weather.
Native American Weather Gods and Spirits
Native American Legends About Weather
Gluscabi and the Wind Eagle Why We Need Wind The Bird whose Wings Made the Wind:
Wabanaki stories in which the culture hero Gluskabe learns the importance of wind.
Pamola, A Penobscot Legend:
Penobscot stories about the snow bird Pamola.
Indian Summer Nibunalnoba, the Indian Summer:
Abenaki-Penobscot legends about the origins of "Indian summer," the brief recurrence of summer-like weather before the snows fall.
The Origin of the Thunderbird:
Story of a Passamaquoddy man who discovered the home of the Thunderers and was transformed into one of them.
Recommended Books of Weather Stories from Native American Myth and Legend
Weather Legends: Native American Lore and Science of Weather:
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Collection of weather myths from various Native American tribes.
Storm Maker's Tipi:
Picture book based on a Blackfoot legend about the origin of tepees and storm medicine.
When Bear Stole the Chinook:
Children's book illustrating a Blackfoot legend about how Weasel retrieved the warm spring wind from Bear.
Rabbit's Wish For Snow:
Picture book by a Narragansett author about Rabbit getting himself into trouble by creating snow.
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