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Welcome to Native American Oral Traditions!!




     I hope you enjoy reading into the past as much as I do! This is a new page on my site, so I am adding stories to this page as often as I can, so please check back again soon!

     These stories have been collected from books, classes I took in Montana and from sources on the web. If you have any others that you would like to share, please contact me! I have not changed any content of the stories in this collection from their orginial sources.


General Stories:


-- Ableegumooch, the Lazy Rabbit
-- Buffalo and the Mouse
-- Buffalo and Eagle Wing
-- Buffalo Woman, a Story of Magic
-- Coyote and the Rolling Rock
-- Creation of the Red and White Races
-- How Bear Lost His Tail
-- How Coyote Stole Fire < BR> -- How Fly Saved the River
-- How Rabbit Brought Fire to the People
-- How Rabbit Fooled Wolf
-- How the Buffalo Were Released on Earth
-- How the Old Man Made People
-- How the Rabbit Lost His Tail
-- In the Beginning
-- Indian Prayer
-- Puma and the Bear
-- Rabbit and Fox
-- Rabbit Calls a Truce
-- Rabbit shoots the Sun
-- Raven and His Grandmother
-- Sacred Flight
-- Skunk Outwits Coyote
-- The Ancient One
-- The Coyote and the Hen
-- The First Moccasins
-- The Frog and the Crane
-- The Hunting of the Great Bear
-- The Magic Arrows
-- The Origin of Earth
-- The Origin of Medicine Men
-- The Origin of Summer and Winter
-- The Origin of the Thunderbird
-- The Origin of the Winds
-- The Raccoon and the Bee-Tree
-- The Runnaways
-- The Snake with the Big Feet
-- The Twin Brothers Caddo
-- When the Animals and Birds were Created
-- Why the North Star Stands Still



Apache:

-- Apache Creation Lore
-- Origin of Fire
-- Origin of the Animals

Blackfeet:

-- Origin of the Sweat Lodge

Cherokee:

-- Bear Legend
-- Hero with the Horned Snakes
-- Return of Ice Man
-- The Legend of the Cedar Tree
-- The Origin of Medicine
-- Why the Opussum's Tail Is Bare

Cheyenne:

-- Origin of the Buffalo
-- Race with Buffalo

Choctaw:

-- Grandmother Spider Steals the Fire

Creek:

-- How Rabbit Fooled Alligator

Flathead:

-- Coyote and the Monsters of the Bitterroot Valley

Hopi:

-- How the Great Chiefs Made the Moon and the Sun
-- How the Hopi Indians Reached Their World
-- Origin of the Clans

Iroquis:

-- Battle With the Snakes
-- Origin of the Iroquois Nation

Kiowa:

-- Bears' Lodge

Nez Perz:

-- Yellow Jacket and Ant

Seneca:

-- Turtle's Race With Bear

Sioux:

-- A Little Brave and the Medicine Woman
-- Origin of the Lakotas Peace Pipe
-- The Resuscitation Of The Only Daughter
-- Story of the Lost Wife
-- Unktomi and the Arrowheads