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AMERICAN INDIAN TRADITIONAL STORIES

Alexander, Hartley Burr. The World’s Rim: Great Mysteries of the North American Indians. Dover, 1999.

Bahr, Donald, ed. O=odham Creation and Related Events. As Told to Ruth Benedict in 1927 in Prose,
Oratory, and Song by the Pimas William Blackwater. Foreword by Barbara A. Babcock. Univ. of
Arizona Press, 2001.

Barnouw, Victor. Wisconsin Chippewa Myths and Tales and Their Relation to Chippewa Life:
Based on Folktales Collected by Victor Barnouw. Repr. ed. Univ. of Wisconsin Press, 1993.

Bierhorst, John. The White Deer and Other Stories told by the Lenape. Morrow, 1995. (grades 7 & up)

________. The Red Swan: Myths and Tales of the American Indians. Univ. New Mexico Press, 1992.

________. The Naked Bear: Folktales of the Iroquois. Morrow, 1987(grade 3 & up)

________. The Mythology of North America: Introduction to Classic Native American Gods, Heroes, and
Tricksters. Oxford University, 2002. (grades 7 & up)

Blackburn, Thomas C. Mythology of the Lenape: Guide & Texts. Univ. of Arizona Press, 1995.

Boas, Franz. Kwakiutl Tales. Repr. ed. (Columbia Univ. Contributions to Anthropology Ser.: No. 2.)
AMS, 1969. (Northwest Coast folk tales).

Brown, Dee. Dee Brown=s Folktales of the Native American Indian: Retold for Our Times. Repr. ed.
Henry Holt & Co., 1993.

________. The Mythology of the Bella Coola Indians. Repr. ed. (Jesup North Pacific Expeditions
Publications, Vol. 1, Pt. 2.) AMS Press.

Burland, Cottie. A North American Indian Mythology. Rev. ed. P. Bedrick Books, 1985. (grades 8 & up.)

Clark, Ella Elizabeth. Indian Legends from the Northern Rockies. Repr. ed. (Civilizations of the American
Indian Ser., No. 82.) Univ. of Oklahoma Press, 1988.

________. Indian Legends of the Pacific Northwest. Univ. California Press, 1963.

Converse, Harriet M., and Arthur C. Parker. Myths and Legends of the New York State Iroquois. Repr. ed.
Purple Mint Press, 1908.
Courlander, Harold. People of the Short Blue Corn: Tales and Legends of the Hopi Indians. H. Holt &
Co., 1996.

Dale, Edward E. Tales of the Tepee. Intro. by Clyde Ellis. Univ. of Nebraska Press, 1998.

Dorsey, George Amos. The Pawnee Mythology. Univ. of Nebraska Press, 1997.

Duncan, Barbara R., collector and editor. Living Stories of the Cherokee. Univ. of North Carolina Press,
1998.

Eastman, Charles A., and Elaine Goodale Eastman. Wigwam Evenings; Sioux Folk Tales Retold. Intro. by
Michael Doris and Louise Erdrich. Univ. of Nebraska Press, 1990.

Erdoes, Richard, and Alfonso Ortiz, eds. American Indian Trickster Tales. Viking Books,1998.

________. American Indian Myths and Legends. Pantheon, 1984.

Feldman, Susan. Storytelling Stone: Traditional Native American Myths and Tales. Delta Publishing Co.,
1999.

Grinnell, George B. Blackfeet Indian Stories. Applewood, 1993.

________. The Punishment of the Stingy and Other Indian Stories. Univ. of Nebraska Press, 1982.

________. Blackfoot Lodge Tales: The Story of a Prairie People. .Univ. of Nebraska Press, 1965.

________. By Cheyenne Campfires. Repr. ed. Univ. of New Mexico, 1971.

Haile, Father Berard. Navajo Coyote Tale; The Curly Tó Aheedlíinii Version. Edited and with intro. by
Karl W. Luckert. Univ. of Nebraska Press, 1984.

Johnston, Basil H., et al. The Star-man and Other Tales. Univ. of Toronto Press, 1997.

Johnston, Basil H. Mermaids and Medicine Women: Native Myths and Legends. Royal Ontario Museum,
1998. (Ojibway folk tales)

________. The Manitous: The Spiritual World of the Ojibway. Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2001.

Judson, Katharine Berry, ed. Native American Legends of the Great Lakes and Mississippi Valley. Intro.
by Peter Iverson. Northern Illinois Univ. Press, 2000.

________. Myths and Legends of the Pacific Northwest. Univ. of Nebraska Press, 1997.

Judson, Katharine Berry, ed. Myths and Legends of California and the Old Southwest. Intro. by Peter
Iverson. Univ. of Nebraska Press, 1994.

Kilpatrick, Jack F., and Anna G. Kilpatrick. Friends of Thunder: Folktales of the Oklahoma Cherokee.
Univ. of Oklahoma Press, 1995.

Klah, Hasteen. Navajo Creation Myth, the Story of the Emergence. Museum of Navajo Ceremonial Art,
1942: Repr.. ed. (Religion Ser: Vol. 1.) AMS Press, 1980.
LaFlesche, Francis. Ke-Ma-Ha: The Omaha Stories of Francis La Flesche. Edited with intro. by James
W. Parins and David F. Littlefield Jr. Univ. of Nebraska Press, 1995.

Leeming, David, and Jake Page. The Mythology of Native North America. Illustrated by Charles M.
Russell. Univ. of Oklahoma Press, 1998.

Levitt, Paul M., and Elissa S. Guralnick. Illustrations by Carolynn Roche. How Raven Found the Daylight
and Other American Indian Stories. Univ. Press of Colorado, 2000. (Northwest Coast stories)

Linderman, Frank B. Indian Why Stories, Sparks from War Eagle=s Lodge-Fire. Illustrated by Charles M.
Russell. Univ. of Nebraska Press, 1996.

________. Indian Old-Man Stories; More Sparks from War Eagle=s Lodge-Fire. Illustrated by Charles M.
Russell. Univ. of Nebraska Press, 1996. (Stories collected from Blackfeet, Chippewa, and Cree
elders.)

Link, Margaret Scherill. The Pollen Path: A Collection of Navajo Myths. Retold by Margaret Scherill
Link; with psychological commentary by Joseph L. Henderson. Kiva Pub., 1998.

Lowenstein, Tom. Mother Earth, Father Sky: Native American Myth. Time-Life, 1997.

Lowie, Robert H. Myths and Traditions of the Crow Indians. Univ. of Nebraska Press, 1993.

Lummis, Charles F. Pueblo Indian Folk Stories. Univ. of Nebraska Press, 1992.

Marriott, Alice Lee. Plains Indian Mythology. New American Library, 1985

Malotki, Ekkehart. Hopi Animal Tales. Univ. of Nebraska Press, 1998.

Monroe, Jean Guard, and Ray A. Williamson. They Dance in the Sky: Native American Star
Myths.Houghton Mifflin Co., 1993, c. 1987. (This selection includes a commentary on what the
myths reveal about world view and culture. Elementary to adult).

Mooney, James. Myths of the Cherokee. unabridged ed. (Originally Nineteenth Annual Report of the
Bureau of American Ethnology, Pt. 1:3-548.) Dover, 1995.

Mourning Dove (Humishum). Coyote Stories. Edited and illustrated by Heisha Dean Guie with notes by
L.V. McWhorten (Old Wolf) and a foreword by Chief Standing Bear. Univ. of Nebraska Press, 1990.

Mullett, G.M. Spider Woman Stories: Legends of the Hopi. Univ. of Arizona Press, 1979.

Old Coyote, Henry. The Way of the Warrior: Stories of the Crow People. Univ. of Nebraska Press, 2003.

Ramsey, Jarold, ed. Coyote was Going There: Indian Literature of the Oregon County. Univ. of
Washington Press, 1977. (A collection of 116 traditional American Indian stories from Oregon tribes.
Volume also includes musical transcriptions of songs, prayers, personal memoirs, and speeches).

Reid, William. The Raven Steals the Light; Drawings by Bill Reid. With stories by Bill Reid and Robert
Bringhurst. Douglas & McIntyre and Univ. of Washington Press, 2000.
Sapir, Edward, and Morris Swadesh, Alexander Thomas, JohnThomas, et al. The Whaling Indians: West
Coast Legends and Stories, Legendary Hunters. University of Washington Press. Distributed for the
Canadian Museum of Civilization, 2004.

Simmons, William Scranton. Spirit of the New England Tribes. Indian History and Folklore of New
England. Univ. Press of New England, 1986.

Smith, Anne M. Shoshone Tales. Univ. of Utah, 1993.

Smith, David L. Folklore of the Winnebago Tribe. Foreword by Robert Conley. Univ. of Oklahoma Press,
1997.

Swanton, John R. Myths and Tales of the Southeastern Indian. (Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin,
No. 88., 1929.). Repr. ed. Univ. of Oklahoma Press, 1995.

________. Tlingit Myths and Texts. (Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin, No. 39, 1909.) Repr.. ed.,
Native American Bks Pubs, 1990.

Thompson, Stith. Tales of North American Indians. Repr. ed. Dover, 2000

Tyler, Hamilton A. Pueblo Birds and Myths. Univ. of Oklahoma Press, 1978.

Tyler, Hamilton A. Pueblo Animals and Myths. Univ. of Oklahoma Press, 1975.

Tyler, Hamilton A. Pueblo Gods and Myths. (Civilization of the American Indian Ser.) Univ. of
Oklahoma Press, 1964.

Walker, Deward E. Myths of Idaho Indians. Rev. ed. Univ. of Idaho Press, 1982.

Walker, James R. Lakota Myth. Edited by Elaine A. Jahner. Univ. of Nebraska Press, 1983.

Williamson, Ray A., and Claire R. Farrer, eds. Earth and Sky: Visions of the Cosmos in Native American
Folklore. Repr. ed. Univ. of New Mexico Press, 1992.

Wissler, Clark, and D. C. Duvall, comp. and transl. Mythology of the Blackfoot Indians. Intro. by Alice
Beck Kehoe. Univ. of Nebraska Press, 1995

Wright, Barton. The Mythic World of the Zuni as Written by Frank Hamilton Cushing. Univ. of New
Mexico Press, 1988.

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