Native American tales

Native American Mythology-Let's Have Some Fun
Posted by | October 12, 2016
Native American Mythology-Let’s Have Some Fun

Native American Mythology-Let's Have Some Fun I apologize, I love Spongebob and I like to use examples from Spongebob whenever I can, so I apologize for the picture, but it...

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Native American Mythology-Sadness
Posted by | October 11, 2016
Native American Mythology-Sadness

Native American Mythology-Sadness I know you've seen the PSA of a Native American man with a tear on his face because the land was polluted. It's sad. It's sad in...

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Native American Mythology-Oh, God, you Trickster
Posted by | October 8, 2016
Native American Mythology-Oh, God, you Trickster

Native American Mythology-Oh, God, you Trickster Many Christians tend to think of God as this stodgy-smite-you-for-stealing-bubble-gum-from-the-general-store kind of deity, not all Christians think this way, but a lot do. God's...

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Native American Mythology-Four
Posted by | October 5, 2016
Native American Mythology-Four

  Native American Mythology-Four In the European tradition, there are three challenges, three princesses, three princes, three warnings, three this, three that… It’s all about the number three when European...

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Native American Mythology—A Summary
Posted by | October 4, 2016
Native American Mythology—A Summary

Native American Mythology—A Summary My reading of the book American Indian Myths and Legends by Richard Erdoes and Alfonso Ortiz has been an enlightening experience. I am part Cherokee and...

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The Coming of Wasichu
Posted by | October 2, 2016
The Coming of Wasichu

The Coming of Wasichu Brule Sioux Iktome was a messenger and a bearer of bad news. He knew something awful was coming and went to tell all the tribes. He...

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The Buffalo Go
Posted by | September 29, 2016
The Buffalo Go

The Buffalo Go Kiowa Everything the Kiowa used was from the buffalo. The buffalo were also a part of their religion. Parts of the buffalo would be used in prayers....

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The End of the World
Posted by | September 28, 2016
The End of the World

The End of the World White River Sioux Somewhere in a cave that no one can find, there is an old woman who is shriveled up and wrinkled like a...

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The Gnawing
Posted by | September 27, 2016
The Gnawing

The Gnawing Cheyenne Somewhere there is a great pole. A beaver gnaws on it. It's about half-way through right now. The entire universe stands on this great pole. When the...

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The Ghost Dance at Wounded Knee
Posted by | September 24, 2016
The Ghost Dance at Wounded Knee

The Ghost Dance at Wounded Knee Brule Sioux An old man remembers what his uncle told him about the Ghost Dance at Wounded Knee. All the people had been rounded...

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