Category Archives: American Indian

Indian Old-Man Stories Ch26

Ch26 Old-Man and His New Weapons

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Life Amongst The Modocs by Joaquin Miller

Joaquin MillerĀ (1837 – 1913) spent 5 years with the Modoc Tribe whose home was in the forests at the base of Mt. Shasta in northern California. They and other tribes in the area were driven to near extinction by the … Continue reading

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Storyspieler Shows Group 1 – The Indian Why Stories

Storyspieler Shows are half hour packages of short stories suitable for listening on portable devices or in your car. Group 1 consists of Indian Why Stories (aka Old-Man stories) by Frank Bird Linderman narrated by Roy Trumbull

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The Corn Maidens

This is a Zuni Indian folk tale about the corn maidens and their interaction with mortals.

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The Youth and His Eagle (A Zuni Tale)

An Indian youth dotes on his pet eagle. He is transported to another realm and there becomes an eagle himself. Then he is tempted to fly to a forbidden place and is seduced by the spirits of the dead.

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True Bear Stories by Joaquin Miller

Joaquin Miller (1837 – 1913) was in the west when it was still wild and bears were plentiful. These stories recount his adventures with them. 01 Bear on Fire 02 Music Loving Bears 03 My First Grizzly 05 In Swimming … Continue reading

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Water Lilies

The Water Lilies. An American Indian Tale. How a star maiden decided to become a water lily

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