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Native American Stories : Totem Animals

Totem Animals In Siberia and North America, there is one particular animal which serves as a totem for that group of individuals we call shamans. This is the eagle, whom, as we have seen, dwells in the top branches of …

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Native American Stories : The Stone-Shield – Cherokee

The Stone-Shield (Cherokee) In ancient times there lived among the Cherokees two strange beings, — monsters of human form, resembling Cherokees in appearance. These two monsters, a man and a woman, lived in a cave. They were call Nayunu’wi (Stone-shields, …

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Native American Stories : Dance of the Dead

Dance of the Dead Luiseño Once a year the People of Kamak left their village and went up Palomar Mountain to gather acorns. Everyone went, young and old, and even the ill were carried along on litters so that the …

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Native American Stories : The White Faced Bear

The White Faced Bear In a tribal village there lived a mighty bear-hunter. For more than three years, he had been constantly successful in killing so many that his friend tried to persuade him to stop hunting. “If you insist …

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