Battle In The Air
In the country about Tishomingo, Indian Territory, troubles are foretold by a battle of unseen men in the air.
The Comanche Rider
The ways of disposing of the Indian dead are many. In some places ground sepulture is common; in others, the corpses are placed in
Trentren Vilu and Caicai Vilu
Trentren-Vilu ( Tenten-Vilu in Chiloé ) and Caicai-Vilu or simply Trentren or Tenten and Caicai, (of Mapudungun Trengtrengfilu and Kaykayfilu
Mythology of the Cherokee
This article concerns itself with the Spiritual beliefs of the Cherokee, Native Americans indigenous to the
Mythology of the Iroquois
Much of the mythology of the Iroquois (a confederacy of originally Five, later Six Nations of Native Americans) has been lost.
Mythology of the Blackfoot
There are many myths surrounding the Blackfoot Native Americans. The Blackfeet inhabit areas of Alberta, Canada, and areas of Montana.
A Cherokee Legend – The Eagle’s Revenge
Once a hunter in the mountains heard a noise at night like a rushing wind outside the cabin, and on going out he found that an eagle had just alighted on the drying pole and was tearing at the body
A Cherokee Legend – The Deluge
A long time ago a man had a dog, which began to go down to the river every day and look at the water and howl. At last the man was angry and scolded the dog, which then spoke to him and said:
A Cherokee Legend – Sun and Her Daughter
Here is the same story as "The Daughter of the Sun", but told slightly differently. As the Sun traveled across the sky she would stop in the middle each day to have dinner at her daughter's house.
A Cherokee Legend – The Daughter of the Sun
The Sun lived on the other side of the sky vault, but her daughter lived in the middle of the sky, directly above the Earth, and every day as the Sun was climbing along the sky arch to the west she
A Cherokee Legend – The Bullfrog Lover (Version 2)
There is another story of a girl who, every day when she went down to the spring for water, heard a voice singing, "Kunu'nu tu'tsahyesi', Kunu'nu tu'tsahyesi'," "A bullfrog will marry you. A
A Cherokee Legend – The Bullfrog Lover (Version 1)
A young man courted a girl, who liked him well enough, but her mother was so much opposed to him that she would not let him come near the house. At last he made a trumpet from the handle of a gourd
A Cherokee Legend – The Bride from the South
The North went traveling, and after going far and meeting many different tribes he finally fell in love with the daughter of the South and wanted to marry