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Index of the collection,
alphabetical and by theme
Native
american
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A Cheyenne blanket (Pawnee)
A contest for wives (Cochiti)
A Fish Story (Tewa)
A gust of wind (Ojibway)
Adventures of Great Rabbit (Algonquian)
Ancient One
Apache Chief punishes his wife (Tiwa)
Arrow Boy (Cheyenne)
Basket Woman, Mother of the Stars
Bear and his Indian wife, the (Haida)
Big Long Man's Corn Patch
Blood Clot (South. Ute)
Bluebird and the Coyote (Pima)
Brave Woman Counts Coup (White R.Sioux)
Bridal Veil Falls
Buffalo and Eagle Wing
Buffalo Woman, A Story of Magic (Caddo ?)
Butterflies (Papago)
Changing of Mikcheech, the (Wabenaki)
Chief Mountain (Siksika)
Chinook wind (Yakima)
Chipmunk and Bear
Case of the severed head (Cheyenne)
Coming of Thunder, the (Miwok)
Comrades, the
Corn Mother (Penobscot)
Corn Spirit, the (Tuscarora)
Coyote (Shoshoni/Paiute)
Coyote and Multnomah Falls
Coyote and the Another One ("C.P.Whitedog")
Coyote and the Hen, the
Coyote and the mallard ducks (Nez Perce)
Coyote and the origin of death (Caddo)
Coyote and the Rolling Rock
Coyote and the two frog women (Alsea)
Coyote Gets Rich off the White Men (White Mt.Apache)
Coyote places the stars (Wasco)
Coyote Spills the Stars (Cochiti)
Coyote steals the sun and moon (Zuni)
Creation of the animal people (Okanogan)
Creation of First Man and First Woman (Navaho)
Creation of the first indian (Chelan)
Creation of the Red and White Races
Creation of the Yakima world (Yakima)
Creation Stories (Various)
Creation story (Blackfeet)
Creation story (Apache)
Creation story (Chinook)
Cricket and Cougar (Alta/Baja)
Crow brings Daylight (Inuit)
Cry-Because-He-Had-No-Wife (Nez Perce)
Cussitaws Come East (Creek)
Eagle Story, an
Earth making (Cherokee)
Elk Spirit of Lost Lake (Wasco)
Falcon and the Duck, the
Falling Star (Cheyenne)
Fire Race
First Healers, the
First Moccasins, the (Nez Perce)
First to know Maize, the (Arikara)
First Totem Pole (Kwakiutl)
Flood, The (Haida)
Frogs And The Crane, the
Ghost of the White Deer (Chickasaw)
Ghost Stallion, the
Gift of Corn, the (Lakota)
Girl who married Rattlesnake (Pomo)
Girl Who Was Not Satisfied (Iroquois)
Girl who was the Ring, the (Pawnee)
Glooscap and the baby (Algonquin)
Godasiyo the Woman Chief (Seneca)
Grandfather Tells
Grandmother Spider steals the Sun (Cherokee)
Great Flood, the (Salish)
Grizzly (MtShasta)
Hiawatha the Unifier (Iroquois)
How the Chipmunk Got his Stripes
How Coyote got his cunning Karok)
How Dogs Came to the Indians (Ojibwa)
How Glooskap Found the Summer (Abenaki ?)
How Grandfather Peyote came (Brule)
How Great Chiefs Made Moon and Sun ( Hopi?)
How Hopi Indians Reached Their World (Hopi)
How men and women got together (Piegan)
How mosquitoes came to be (Tlingit)
How Piegan Warrior Found First Horses (Blackfeet)
How Rabbit Brought Fire to the People
How Rabbit Fooled Wolf
How the Beaver stole fire from the Pines (Nez Perce)
How the crow came to be black (Brule)
How the Fly Saved the River
How the Old Man Made People
How The Sioux Came To Be (Lakota)
How the Wolf Ritual began (NW Coastal)
How to scare a bear (Tewa)

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Hummingbird brings back Tobacco (Cherokee)
Hungry Fox and the Boastful Suitor
Hunting The Great Bear (Iroquois)
Iktome and the ignorant girl (Brule)
Iktome, Coyote and the Rock (White R.Sioux)
Iktome has a bad dream (Brule)
Jicarilla genesis, the (Jicarilla Apache)
Komo Kulshan and his two wives (Lumni)
Lame Warrior, the (Arapaho)
Land of the Dead, the (Serrano)
Legend of Devil's Tower (Brule)
Legend of the Flute (Brule)
Legend of Wountie, the
Legends of the Dreamcatcher
Little Brother Snares The Sun (Winnebago)
Little Deer, Awi Usdi, the (Cherokee)
Magic Arrows, the
Medicine Grizzly Bear (Pawnee)
Meeting of the wild animals (Tsimshian)
Men and women try living apart (Sia)
Mooin, the Bear's Child
Moon rapes his sister Sun (Inuit)
My Balls For Your Dinner? (White R.Sioux)
Old Man and Beginning of the World (Blackfeet)
Old Man Coyote makes the world (Crow)
Old Man Induces Men and Women to Mate
Old Woman of the Spring (Cheyenne)
Origin of Fire, the (Apache)
Origin of Light, the
Origin of the gnawing beaver (Haida)
Origin of the Peace Pipe (Lakota>
Origin of the Winds
Peace Queen, the (Haudenosaunee)
People brought in a basket (Modoc)
Playing a trick on the moon (Snoqualmi)
Porcupine hunts Buffalo
Possum and the Jaguar
Prophesy of the two Serpents (Kanienkehaka)
Puma and the Bear
Pushing up the sky (Snohomish)
Rabbit and Fox
Rabbit Boy (White R.Sioux)
Rabbit Shoots The Sun (Hopi)
Raccoon and the Bee-Tree, the
Race with Buffalo (Cheyenne)
Raven (Tlingit)
Raven, the (Athapascan)
Raven's Great Adventure (Innu)
Redbird, the (Chahta)
Rolling Head (Wintu)
Sacred Medicine Water (Caddo)
Salt woman is refused food (Cochiti)
Seek Your Father (Seneca)
Shooting the Red Eagle (Comanche)
Snake with the Big Feet, the
Snow Boy, the (Lenape)
Spell Of The Laughing Raven (Klamath)
Spider And The People (Osage)
Spider Rock (Navaho)
Spotted Eagle And Black Crow (White R.Sioux)
Story Of Kutoyis, the (Otoe)
Story Of Standing Rock, the ("Litljump"
Story of the creation, the (Dieguenos)
Story of the Rabbits (Lakota)
Strange Origin of Corn,the
Symbolism of the Eagle Feather (Lumbee)
Tale Of Elder Brother (Pima)
Teaching the Mudheads how to copulate (Zuni)
Thunder Helper, the (Muscogee)
Tolowim Woman And Butterfly Man (Maidu)
Tsvdigewi - Little People
Turtle and the Sky Bowl
Voice, Flood and Turtle (Caddo)
Warrior Who Went on the Warpath Alone
Water Sprit's Gift of Horses (Blackfeet)
When the Animals and Birds Were Created (Makah)
When the Snake Bites the Sun (Ngarinyin)
When the World was Young (Blackfoot)
White Buffalo Calf ("Stormwalker")
White Buffalo Calf Woman (Brule)
Whitefaced Bear, the
Why Chipmunk has a Black Stripe
Why Coyote stopped Imitating his Friends
Wind God, the - Yaponcha (Hopi)
Winona, The Child-Woman (Sioux)
Wisdom of the Willow Tree (Osage)
Wolf and the Sea (Haida)
Wolf tricks the trickster (Shoshone)
Wolves and Coyotes
Yellow Jacket and Ant
Yellowstone Valley and the Great Flood




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Theme-index      (some legends fit in under several themes)
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Creation, origins, firsts and how

Basket Woman, Mother of the Stars
Coming of Thunder, the (Miwok)
Corn Mother (Penobscot)
Coyote (Shoshoni/Paiute)
Coyote and the origin of death (Caddo)
Coyote places the stars (Wasco)
Coyote Spills the Stars (Cochiti)
Coyote steals the sun and moon (Zuni)
Creation of the animal people (Okanogan)
Creation of First Man and First Woman (Navaho)
Creation of the first indian (Chelan)
Creation of the Red and White Races
Creation of the Yakima world (Yakima)
Creation Stories (Various)
Creation story (Chinook)
Creation story (Blackfeet)
Creation story (Apache)
Crow brings Daylight (Inuit)
Earth making (Cherokee)
Fire Race
First Healers, the
First Moccasins, the (Nez Perce)
First to know Maize, the (Arikara)
First Totem Pole (Kwakiutl)
Flood, The (Haida)
Godasiyo the Woman Chief (Seneca)
How Dogs Came to the Indians (Ojibwa)
How Glooskap Found the Summer (Abenaki ?)
How Grandfather Peyote came (Brule)
How Great Chiefs Made Moon and Sun ( Hopi?)
How Hopi Indians Reached Their World (Hopi)
How men and women got together (Piegan)
How mosquitoes came to be (Tlingit)
How Piegan Warrior Found First Horses (Blackfeet)
How Rabbit Brought Fire to the People
How the Beaver stole fire from the Pines (Nez Perce)
How the crow came to be black (Brule)
How the Old Man Made People
How The Sioux Came To Be (Lakota)
How the Wolf Ritual began (NW Coastal)
Jicarilla genesis, the (Jicarilla Apache)
Moon rapes his sister Sun (Inuit)
Old Man and Beginning of the World (Blackfeet)
Old Man Coyote makes the world (Crow)
Origin of Fire, the (Apache)
Origin of Light, the
Origin of the gnawing beaver (Haida)
Origin of the Peace Pipe (Lakota>
Origin of the Winds
People brought in a basket (Modoc)
Raven (Tlingit)
Story of the creation, the (Dieguenos)
Tale Of Elder Brother (Pima)
Voice, Flood and Turtle (Caddo)
When the Animals and Birds Were Created (Makah)
When the World was Young (Blackfoot)
White Buffalo Calf Woman (Brule)
Why Chipmunk has a Black Stripe
Yellowstone Valley and the Great Flood

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Coyote, his doings and deeds

Bluebird and the Coyote (Pima)
Coyote (Shoshoni/Paiute)
Coyote and Multnomah Falls
Coyote and the Another One ("C.P.Whitedog")
Coyote and the Hen, the
Coyote and the mallard ducks (Nez Perce)
Coyote and the origin of death (Caddo)
Coyote and the Rolling Rock
Coyote and the two frog women (Alsea)
Coyote Gets Rich off the White Men (White Mt.Apache)
Coyote places the stars (Wasco)
Coyote Spills the Stars (Cochiti)
Coyote steals the sun and moon (Zuni)
How Coyote got his cunning Karok)
Old Man Coyote makes the world (Crow)
Why Coyote stopped Imitating his Friends

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All the other mamals

Adventures of Great Rabbit (Algonquian)
Bear and his Indian wife, the (Haida)
Big Long Man's Corn Patch
Blood Clot (South. Ute)
Buffalo and Eagle Wing
Buffalo Woman, A Story of Magic (Caddo ?)
Chipmunk and Bear
Cricket and Cougar (Alta/Baja)
Elk Spirit of Lost Lake (Wasco)
Ghost of the White Deer (Chickasaw)
Ghost Stallion, the
Grizzly (MtShasta)
How the Chipmunk Got his Stripes
How Dogs Came to the Indians (Ojibwa)
How Piegan Warrior Found First Horses (Blackfeet)
How Rabbit Brought Fire to the People
How Rabbit Fooled Wolf
How the Beaver stole fire from the Pines (Nez Perce)
How to scare a bear (Tewa)
Hungry Fox and the Boastful Suitor
Hunting The Great Bear (Iroquois)
Little Deer, Awi Usdi, the (Cherokee)
Medicine Grizzly Bear (Pawnee)
Meeting of the wild animals (Tsimshian)
Mooin, the Bear's Child
Origin of the gnawing beaver (Haida)
Playing a trick on the moon (Snoqualmi)
Porcupine hunts Buffalo
Possum and the Jaguar
Puma and the Bear
Rabbit and Fox
Rabbit Boy (White R.Sioux)
Rabbit Shoots The Sun (Hopi)
Raccoon and the Bee-Tree, the
Race with Buffalo (Cheyenne)
Story of the Rabbits (Lakota)
Water Sprit's Gift of Horses (Blackfeet)
When the Animals and Birds Were Created (Makah)
White Buffalo Calf ("Stormwalker")
Whitefaced Bear, the
Why Chipmunk has a Black Stripe
Wolf and the Sea (Haida)
Wolf tricks the trickster (Shoshone)
Wolves and Coyotes

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Eagles and other birds

Bluebird and the Coyote (Pima)
Buffalo and Eagle Wing
Coyote and the Hen, the
Crow brings Daylight (Inuit)
Eagle Story, an
Falcon and the Duck, the
Frogs And The Crane, the
How the crow came to be black (Brule)
Hummingbird brings back Tobacco (Cherokee)
Raven (Tlingit)
Raven, the (Athapascan)
Raven's Great Adventure (Innu)
Redbird, the (Chahta)
Shooting the Red Eagle (Comanche)
Spell Of The Laughing Raven (Klamath)
Spotted Eagle And Black Crow (White R.Sioux)
Symbolism of the Eagle Feather (Lumbee)

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Culture, religion, spirits and ceremonies

Ancient One, the
Arrow Boy (Cheyenne)
Basket Woman, Mother of the Stars
Buffalo Woman, A Story of Magic (Caddo ?)
Cussitaws Come East (Creek)
Flood, The (Haida)
Ghost Stallion, the
Girl who was the Ring, the (Pawnee)
Glooscap and the baby (Algonquin)
Grandfather Tells
Grandmother Spider steals the Sun (Cherokee)
Great Flood, the (Salish)
How Grandfather Peyote came (Brule)
Land of the Dead, the (Serrano)
Legend of the Flute (Brule)
Legends of the Dreamcatcher
Magic Arrows, the
Medicine Grizzly Bear (Pawnee)
Old Woman of the Spring (Cheyenne)
Origin of the Peace Pipe (Lakota>
Peace Queen, the (Haudenosaunee)
Prophesy of the two Serpents (Kanienkehaka)
Pushing up the sky (Snohomish)
Rolling Head (Wintu)
Sacred Medicine Water (Caddo)
Salt woman is refused food (Cochiti)
Seek Your Father (Seneca)
Snow Boy, the (Lenape)
Symbolism of the Eagle Feather (Lumbee)
Tale Of Elder Brother (Pima)
Water Sprit's Gift of Horses (Blackfeet)
White Buffalo Calf ("Stormwalker")
White Buffalo Calf Woman (Brule)
Wind God, the - Yaponcha (Hopi)
Winona, The Child-Woman (Sioux)
Wisdom of the Willow Tree (Osage)

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Adventure, bravery, deeds and doings

A Cheyenne blanket (Pawnee)
Brave Woman Counts Coup (White R.Sioux)
Case of the severed head (Cheyenne)
Comrades, the
Coyote Gets Rich off the White Men (White Mt.Apache)
Cry-Because-He-Had-No-Wife (Nez Perce)
Falling Star (Cheyenne)
Iktome, Coyote and the Rock (White R.Sioux)
Lame Warrior, the (Arapaho)
Legend of Devil's Tower (Brule)
Legend of Wountie, the
Little Brother Snares The Sun (Winnebago)
Magic Arrows, the
Peace Queen, the (Haudenosaunee)
Race with Buffalo (Cheyenne)
Shooting the Red Eagle (Comanche)
Spotted Eagle And Black Crow (White R.Sioux)
Thunder Helper, the (Muscogee)
Tsvdigewi - Little People
Warrior Who Went on the Warpath Alone

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Geography, elements, nature and plants

Bridal Veil Falls
Chief Mountain (Siksika)
Chinook wind (Yakima)
Corn Mother (Penobscot)
Corn Spirit, the (Tuscarora)
Coyote and Multnomah Falls
Coyote and the Rolling Rock
First to know Maize, the (Arikara)
Gift of Corn, the (Lakota)
Komo Kulshan and his two wives (Lumni)
Legend of Devil's Tower (Brule)
Legend of Wountie, the
Sacred Medicine Water (Caddo)
Spider Rock (Navaho)
Story Of Standing Rock, the ("Litljump"
Strange Origin of Corn,the
Wisdom of the Willow Tree (Osage)
Yellowstone Valley and the Great Flood

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Family, man, woman, children and love

A contest for wives (Cochiti)
Apache Chief punishes his wife (Tiwa)
A gust of wind (Ojibway)
Case of the severed head (Cheyenne)
Changing of Mikcheech, the (Wabenaki)
Chief Mountain (Siksika)
Cry-Because-He-Had-No-Wife (Nez Perce)
Falling Star (Cheyenne)
Girl who married Rattlesnake (Pomo)
Glooscap and the baby (Algonquin)
Ghost of the White Deer (Chickasaw)
Girl Who Was Not Satisfied (Iroquois)
Girl who was the Ring, the (Pawnee)
How men and women got together (Piegan)
Hungry Fox and the Boastful Suitor
Iktome and the ignorant girl (Brule)
Iktome has a bad dream (Brule)
Komo Kulshan and his two wives (Lumni)
Land of the Dead, the (Serrano)
Men and women try living apart (Sia)
Mooin, the Bear's Child
My Balls For Your Dinner? (White R.Sioux)
Old Man Induces Men and Women to Mate
Puma and the Bear
Story Of Kutoyis, the (Otoe)
Tolowim Woman And Butterfly Man (Maidu)
Winona, The Child-Woman (Sioux)

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Insects, reptiles, fish a.o. creatures

A Fish Story (Tewa)
Butterflies (Papago)
Changing of Mikcheech, the (Wabenaki)
Coyote and the two frog women (Alsea)
Cricket and Cougar (Alta/Baja)
Girl who married Rattlesnake (Pomo)
Fire Race
Frogs And The Crane, the
Grandmother Spider steals the Sun (Cherokee)
How mosquitoes came to be (Tlingit)
How the Fly Saved the River
Prophesy of the two Serpents (Kanienkehaka)
Raccoon and the Bee-Tree, the
Snake with the Big Feet, the
Spider And The People (Osage)
Spider Rock (Navaho)
Tolowim Woman And Butterfly Man (Maidu)
Turtle and the Sky Bowl
Voice, Flood and Turtle (Caddo)
When the Snake Bites the Sun (Ngarinyin)
Yellow Jacket and Ant

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History, real people and events

Hiawatha the Unifier (Iroquois)

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