American Indian Myths Fact Monster American Indian tribes share many myths If a myth is exclusive to one tribe, the tribe is listed in parenthesis The Great Spirit in some form or name is found in most American Indian beliefs It is the unknown power that is found in everything the air, a rock, the sky The Great Spirit is often seen as the great creator of life and the universe, aided by other spirits who are in charge ofspecific things, Five myths about American Indians The Five myths about American Indians Did one tribe really sell Manhattan for some beads Winds whipped across the Oceti Sakowin Camp last year outside the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, where American Indian Myths and Legends ErdoesNotRetrouvez American Indian Myths and Legends et des millions de livres en stock surAchetez neuf ou d occasion Native American Myths at Americanfolklore Read retellings of famous Native American Myths, Legends and Stories such as Rainbow Crow, the Maid of the Mist, and the King of Sharks, as well as First Nation tales from Canada The evil Windigo stalks a local tribe during a long winter, Nanabozho paints the flowers, and the patient heron outraces the hummingbird in this grouping of Native American myths and stories of truly legendary proportion Native American Mythology Legends Legends A star born hero is found in myths of the Crow, Pawnee, Dakota, Arapaho, Kiowa, Gros Ventre, and Blackfoot Indian mythologies often contain large groups of tales reciting the adventures of a distinguished mythical hero with supernatural attributes, who transforms and in some instances creates the world, who rights great wrongs, and corrects great evils, yet who often stoops to trivial and vulgar One of my favorite books of all time It will alter your beliefs about the history of North America. Excellent history Well written Recommended for those interested in North and South American prehistory up to the date published. AI 291