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Big Sur Natives
- Dance and percussion group located in Big Sur California.
Dustyn Medicine Wolf
- Traditional Native American dance and music performances, history,
stories, and personal artwork.
Native Nations Dance Theater
- Upcoming Native American Indian events, photos, news, trading post
& store, educational dance presentations for K-12, organizations and
The Northern Shadow Dancers
- A first nations dance troupe from Northern British Columbia. These
representatives of native culture have performed in Europe.
Red Earth Dances
- Site sponsored by Powersource, a definition page on the dance
"styles" of Native America.
Tlanextli Aztec Dancers
- Indigenous, traditional dancers from Tacuba (Tlacopan), Mexico
City. Offers colorful pictures of the group in full dress and
calendar of related events.
Yellow Bird Productions
- Authentic Native American Dances including Apache and northern
plains dances. Four-time World's Champion Teen Hoop Dancer, Tony
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- Native American Arts and Film Institute is dedicated to promoting,
preserving and protecting traditional and contemporary arts by
Native American Peoples. Site includes links to related areas
American Mystery - PBS
- Companion site for the movies of Tony Hillerman's Navajo
police novels: Skinwalkers, Coyote Waits, and A Thief of Time.
Includes a section about the Navajo nation and its lands as well as
Hillerman's commentaries about them and the characters he created.
Native Americans in Film and
Television - Annotated
Bibliography of Materials in the University of California, Berkeley
Native Videos -
Films and videos on the struggle of native peoples to preserve their
land, heritage, culture and way of life; Narrated by Robert Redford
and Joanne Woodward.
Native American actors and other celebrities. Photos, bios, and
Turtle Island Produictions
- Métis-Ojibwe owned and operated video and web production company
with an emphasis on Native American production and content.
Waasa Inaabidaa/We Look In All Directions
- Campion website for the Emmy winning 6-hour PBS documentary series
about the history, and culture of the Ojibwe people in Minnesota,
Wisconsin, and Michigan.
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Algonquin Legends and Customs
- Several traditional tribal stories and a song.
How Dogs Came to the Indians
- An Ojibwa legend.
Indian Superstitions and Legends
- Traditional tales and local stories of the Pokagan Algonquins.
Legends - The Saga
of Iyash, in English and Severn Ojibwe (Oji-Cree).
Ojibwe Oral Tradition
- Seventeen traditional stories from the Chippewa tribe.
Waganakising Odawa Story Page
- Three Ottawa Indian legends.
Apache Creation Legend
- Traditional tribal myth.
- Jicarilla story about the transmission of fire to
Chiricahua and Mescalero Apache Texts
- 1938 collection of legends and traditional songs in
Apache and English.
The Jicarilla Genesis
- The Southwest Indian creation myth cycle as recorded by James
Myths of the Jicarilla Apache
- 1898 recording of several traditional legends.
The Slaying of the Monsters
- A traditional Indian legend with some cultural commentary
Why the Bat Hangs Upside Down
- A Lipan Apache legend.
Blackfeet Creation Tale
- Origin legend told by a tribal elder.
- Five Napi (Old Man) legends from the Piegan and Siksika tribes.
How the Worm Pipe Came to the
Blackfoot - A Siksika
Little Friend Coyote
- Piegan legend about an escaped Kutenai captive.
Native American Legends
- Selection of Blackfeet and Kiowa tales.
- The story of how Opossum got his bare tail.
- Traditional stories retold by Eastern Cherokee children.
Cherokee Legends, Myths and Stories
- Collection of tribal tales and oral history.
Cherokee Myths And Legends
- Essay discussing the tribe's oral tradition.
- Archive of legends and traditional tales from an Indian cultural
Origin of Disease and Medicine
- A traditional Tsalagi folktale.
The Rabbit Goes Duck Hunting
- A Tsalagi legend recorded by James Mooney.
Two Snipers Who Fancied Themselves
Ducks - Article on two
killers' use of an old Indian tale about a duck in a noose.
- A traditional Indian story told by Appalachian storyteller Gary
Birch Bark Legends of Niagara
- Nineteenth-century collection of Six Nations tales.
De-Ka-Nah-Wi-Da and Hiawatha
- Legends surrounding the historic Indian leaders Hiawatha and
Iroquois Confederacy Stories
- Collection of traditional Haudenosaunee legends.
Iroquois Myths and Legends
- The Haudenosaunee creation myth and two Oneida tales.
Legend of the Big Dipper
- An unattributed Haudenosaunee tale.
Seneca Indians: Stories and Legends
- Traditional tales from the Seneca Nation.
Looking Back: The Lenni-Lenape and The
Red Record - Article
endorsing the authenticity of the controversial "Red Record"
(considered by others to be a hoax).
- Excerpt from the controversial Delaware "Red Record" of Rafinesque.
The Walam Olum of Constantine
Rafinesque - Discussion of
the Delaware Walam Olum and whether or not it was a forgery.
- The fate of the ancient Anasazi as told by Dine artist Shonto
The Legend of Spider Rock
- Spider Woman and the origin of Shiprock.
The Navajo Creation Story
- Unattributed recounting of the Diné origin myth.
Noqoìlpi, the Gambler
- Dine myth about a wager between Navajo and Pueblo gods
- Story of the Dineh culture heroine.
Story of the Two Brothers
- Dine legend of Nayenezrani and Tobajischini, children of the sun.
Camping With the Sioux
- Folktales and corrupted Iktomi myths from the 1881 fieldwork diary
of Alice Cunningham Fletcher.
Dahcotah, or, Life and Legends of the
Sioux around Fort Snelling
- Scanned-in text of the 1818 collection of Dakota tradition.
A Dakota Legend of Creation
- Origin myth with a brief glossary of Siouan gods.
Iktomi and Coyote
- An annotated Dakota legend.
Myths and Legends of the Sioux
- Collection of tales from the author's Dakota grandmother.
Old Indian Legends
- Traditional stories from 20th-century Dakota author Zitkala-Sa.
- Lakota mythology, legends, and analysis.
The Abenaki Perspective on
Storytelling - Author
Joseph Bruchac on his tribe's oral tradition. Three traditional
folktales are also presented.
Acacia Artisans: Stories and Facts
- Penobscot legends and miscellaneous Indian oral history.
The Algonquin Legends of New England
- Charles Leland's rendition of various Micmac, Passamaquoddy, and
Penobscot tales, including both native and non-native elements.
- A tale of magical little beings in Maliseet folklore.
Malecite and Passamaquoddy Tales
- Overview of the oral tradition, the Kluskap cycle, and folktales
translated from the original Indian languages.
Mi'kmaq Indian Cinderella and the
Invisible One - Micmac-French
fusion legend, with critical interpretation by an Ojibwe author.
Of Glooskap's Birth
- Deconstruction of a 19th-century folklorist's embellishments to
the Glooskap myth cycle.
- Folktales of the Micmac and Maliseet Indians.
Teachings from the Medicine Wheel
- Five traditional stories in English, Micmac and Maliseet
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Native American Authors:
- Profiles and links about 47 different Cherokee authors.
Tsalagi (Cherokee) Literature
- Page includes about 10 traditional Cherokee stories, as
- A traditional Cherokee story told by Appalachian storyteller Gary
Aadizookaan - Traditional
Stories, Legends, and Myths
- Extensive collection of annotated links to traditional stories,
myths, and legends from many different Native American Nations.
The Encyclopedia of Hotcâk
(Winnebago) Mythology -
Articles, stories, and histories, edited and compiled by Richard L.
Dieterle, with genealogies, bibliography, and links.
Haliksai! This Is How It Was
- Hopi myth excerpted from Harry C. James' book "Pages From Hopi
Mamit Innuat: Innu Mythology
- Overview from the website of the Innu Nation (formerly known as
Montagnais or Naskapi) of Nitassinan (eastern Quebec and Labrador).
Many Swans: Sun Myth of the
North American Indians
- By Amy Lowell (1920), e-text from the Electronic Text Center,
University of Virginia Library.
The Myth of Hiawatha and
Other Oral Legends, Mythologic and Allegoric, of the North American
Indians - By
Henry R. Schoolcraft (1856), e-text from Early Canadiana Online.
The Myths of the New World: A
Treatise on the Symbolism and Mythology of the Red Race of America
- By Daniel G. Brinton (1868), e-text from Early Canadiana
Notes on Eskimo Traditions
- Article by Harlan I. Smith (1893?), e-text from Early Canadiana
Storytelling: the Art of
- Stories from Canada's First Peoples: the Inuvialuit, the
Algonquin, the Métis and Cree, the Nisga'a, the Abenaki and the
Tales of the North American
- Anthologized by Stith Thompson (1929), e-text from the
Internet Sacred Text Archive.
The Thunder-bird Amongst the
Article by A. F. Chamberlain (1890?), e-text from Early Canadiana
Traditions of the Hopi
- By H. R. Voth (1905), e-text from the Internet Sacred Text
White Buffalo Calf Woman
Brings the First Pipe
- A Lakota myth as told by Joseph Chasing Horse.
Yahoo! Groups: Native Ar
- Native American mythology, folklore and stories.
Autumn Morning Star
- Describes her storytelling and music. Includes biography, links,
and calendar of her performances.
- "Ha-ge-o-ta" (he who travels in story and song) tells how he, a
non-native, learned to make flutes and music from a Great One.
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