Legend of The Tlanuhwa and The Uhktena
When the world of the Ani Yunwiya was new all living things were great in size and
How the Hopi Indians Reached Their World – Hopi Lore
When the world was new, the ancient people and the ancient creatures did not live on the top of the earth. They lived under it. All was darkness, all was blackness, above the earth as well as below
A Tsalagi Creation Story in Legends
Many, many moons ago, in the beginning of time, the earth was all water. There was no land.
Origin of the Clans – Hopi Lore
A long time ago, when the Hopi Tribe was emerging from the First World, their people started to hunt for the land of the rising sun.
Moving in related groups, they thought it fun to play a name
How We Got Fire
For many moons we did not have fire. People on the other side of the earth, they had fire; and the four-leggeds knew
White Potato Clan – Hitchiti-Mikasuki Lore
Oyea, Tau Natiaos, Guatiaos
Here is a story of the White Potato Clan
The question regarding the status of mixed-bloods in the Indian community keeps coming up. Both F.B.I. (Full Blood Indian) and
The Great Flood – Salish Lore
Long before missionaries ever arrived in the New World, the Indians had ancient legends of a great flood, similar to that of Noah. This is the one the Cowichan tell.
The First Fire: Cherokee Tale
In the beginning of the world, there was no fire. The animal people were often
Tahina-Ca – Caraja Lore
The tale of today comes from the Caraja people. They used to be a hunting and farming society that was partially displaced when a huge iron ore deposit was found in the hills that bear their name,
A Miwok Indian Legend of Creation
Long ago, the world was covered with water. The Coyote Man wanted to make people, but Frog said that a world covered with water would not make a good home for people.
The Origin of Medicine – Cherokee
At one time, animals and people lived together peaceably and talked with each other. But when mankind began to multiply
The Story of Creation – Diguenos Lore
When Tu-chai-pai made the world, the earth was the woman, the sky was the man. The sky came down upon the earth. The world in the beginning was a pure lake covered with tules. Tu-chai-pai and his
Origin of four tribal flower: the trailing arbutus – Ottawa lore
Many, many moons ago, there lived an old man alone in his lodge beside a stream in the thick woods. He was heavily clad in furs; for it was winter, and all the world was covered with snow and