The Mayflower Myths
The Mayflower brought the group of English settlers now known as the Pilgrims to North America. Leaving England in the fall of
The Ark On Superstition Mountain
The Pima Indians of Arizona say that the father of all men and animals was the butterfly, Cherwit Make (earth-maker), who fluttered down from the clouds to the Blue Cliffs at the junction of the
Indian Why Stories: The Deer Has No Gall
Bright and early the next morning the children were playing on the bank of "The River That Scolds the Other,"
Indian Why Stories: The Mountain Lion is Long and Lean
Have you ever seen the plains in the morning--a June morning, when the spurred lark soars and sings--when the plover
Indian Why Stories: The Night Hawk’s Wings are Beautiful
I was awakened by the voice of the camp-crier, and although it was yet dark I listened to his
Burr-Woman Crow Indian Myth
Long ago, there lived a very handsome youth. All the girls were eager to marry him, but he did not care for
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