Native Legends Around the United States

Posted by Roses on July 6, 2011

The nations and people indigenous to the United States of America have very complex histories that, like ours, includes explanations and reasons for how things happen in the universe.  These legends and myths were taught throughout the centuries, being preserved by word of mouth, generation unto generation.  It is their heritage and their gift to those who come after them.  They are stories, to be sure, and not much different from other stories and myths that have explained things in the past.  These legends were meant to be treasured and shared, and we would like to take you, the reader, on a little journey through some of the different nations that are indigenous to what we now call America–and the legends that are part of their very rich culture.

The Arapaho people were among the Great Plains nations, once roaming the lands of what is now South Dakota, Colorado, Wyoming, Kansas, and Nebraska.  A resourceful people, they were able to often move their entire tipi and belongings at a moment’s notice if necessary.  It was …

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