Publisher: Light Of The Moon Publishing
Series: Legends Of The Native American Indians
Publication Date: February 09, 2018
Binding: Kobo eBook
Native American Mythology began long before the European settlers arrived on North American soil. Contrary to popular beliefs, there is more to Native American Folklore than stories of buffalo hunts, teepee living and animal stories. Hundreds of tribes throughout North American created a huge mythological system that has rivaled that of the Greeks. The Sioux Indians are no exception, they have offered many enjoyable and educational legends of their people, and beliefs.
Included in this anthology are a group of collected works from the Sioux, a confederacy of several tribes that speak three different dialects, the Lakota, Dakota and Nakota. The Sioux, a proud people with a rich heritage, have recorded a huge amount of their history through storytelling. They were the masters of the North American plains and prairies. In these stories you will relive their history and the lives of one of North America’s First People.
The stories in this book have been handed down from generation to generation. And in such tradition, they are now handed down to you to share with the next generation. Included in this collection are the stories: The Story of the Lost Wife, The Simpleton's Wisdom, How the Fawn Got its Spots, The Man Who Was Afraid of Nothing, Two Ghostly Lovers, How the Rabbit Lost His Tail, A Bashful Courtship, The Bound Children, The Legend of Standing Rock, The Boy and the Turtles, Unktomi and the Arrowheads, The Pet Donkey, The Faithful Lovers, The Story of the Peace Pipe, The Rabbit and the Grouse Girls, The Raccoon and the Crawfish, The Legend of the White Horse Plain, Myth of the White Buffalo Woman, The Stone Boy, The Legend of the Dream Catcher, The Resuscitation of the only Daughter, The Origin of the Prairie Rose, A Little Brave and the Medicine Woman, How the Crow came to be Black, Wakinyan Tanka, The Great Thunderbird, Uncegila's Seventh Spot, The Gift of Corn, The Warlike Seven, Iktomi and many others.