Category Archives: American Indian

American Indian Fairy Tales Ch01

Celestial Sisters

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American Indian Fairy Tales Ch02

Gray Eagle and His Five Brothers

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American Indian Fairy Tales Ch03

Osseo – Son of the Evening Star

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American Indian Fairy Tales Ch04

Sheem the Forsaken Boy

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American Indian Fairy Tales Ch05

Strong Desire and the Red Socerer

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American Indian Fairy Tales Ch06

The Boy Who Set A Snare For The Sun

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American Indian Fairy Tales Ch07

The Origin of the Robin

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American Indian Fairy Tales Ch08

The Red Swan

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American Indian Fairy Tales Ch09

The Toad-Women

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American Indian Fairy Tales Ch10

The Two Jeebi

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American Indian Fairy Tales Ch11

White Feather and the Six Giants

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American Indian Fairy Tales Ch12

The Exploits of Grasshopper

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Gray Mole and the Indian

An American Indian tale. An Indian befriends a gray mole and they travel to the far water. The trees talk to them and tell them what they are useful for. A magic canoe takes them to the mole’s home on … Continue reading

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Hiawatha and the Pearl Feather by Longfellow

The Henry Wadsworth Longfellow epic poem Hiawatha was first published in 1855. This is just one portion of it. The poem about Hiawatha as a child could be found in primary school readers back in the days when children learned … Continue reading

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In the Land of Souls

An American Indian story. A young chief is to marry but the night before the wedding his intended becomes suddenly ill and dies. He is heartbroken and seeks to find her in the Land of Souls. This is a variant … Continue reading

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Indian Old-Man Stories Ch01

Indian Old-Man Stories collected by Frank Bird Linderman A perfect deity (Manitou) is always a problem because the world isn’t perfect. The Indians solved that problem by attributing the creation of the world and all its creatures to Old-Man. Old-Man … Continue reading

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Indian Old-Man Stories Ch02

Ch02 Why the Kingfisher Always Wears A War Bonnet

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Indian Old-Man Stories Ch03

Ch03 Why the Curlew’s Bill Is Long And Crooked

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Indian Old-Man Stories Ch04

Ch04 Old-Man Remakes the World

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Indian Old-Man Stories Ch05

Ch05 Why the Blackfeet Never Kill Mice

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