Aadizookaanag, Dibaajimowin: Traditional and True Native American Stories
A great site with lots of traditional stories, myths and legends. Includes
19th and early 20th century books available to download in full-text
Eskimo Songs and Stories
This site includes a few short stories and poems written by Eskimos and
collected by Danish explorer Knud Ramussen.
Hoffman, Walter J. - "The Menomini Indians"
This site includes stories from the 1888 book "The Menomini Indians," by
Walter J. Hoffman and myths as related by prominent Menomini.
Indigenous Peoples Literature in Danish
Native American lores and legends, online books, along with other
information and links related to Native Americans, including Danish
Johnson, E. Pauline - "Legends of Vancouver"
Full text of the "Legends of Vancouver" by Native American author E. Pauline
Johnson. Includes a short biography of the author.
Johnson, E. Pauline - "The Shagganappi"
Full text of "The Shagganappi" by Native American author E. Pauline Johnson.
Includes an introduction by Ernest Thompson Seton.
Mullett, G. M. - "Spider Woman Stories: Legends of the Hopi Indians"
"The Children and the Hummingbird," an excerpt from G. M. Mullett's book
"Spider Woman Stories: Legends of the Hopi Indians."
NASC Sample Stories
Several stories listed by Nation.
Native American Authors
"This website provides information on Native North American authors with
bibliographies of their published works, biographical information, and links
to online resources including interviews, online texts and tribal websites."
The Native American Experience in the Modern English Collection
University of Virginia's collection of Native American stories. Stories are
listed by author and include date of publication. Many stories include
illustrations. An excellent resource.
Native American Literature
This site includes a bibliography of books documenting the history of Native
American literature; information about locating journal, magazine, and
newspaper articles; literary criticism and book reviews; and dissertations.
Painter, Muriel Thayer - "Faith, Flowers, and Fiestas"
Full text version of the book by Muriel Thayer Painter, detailing the year
from the view of the Yaqui Indian.
Paths to Literature, Stories, Poems!
A large collection of Native American Indian works.
Poems and Stories
A small collection of Native American pieces arranged by author.
Selective Bibliography and Guide for "I" IS NOT FOR INDIAN
A paper regarding the portrayal of Native Americans in books for young
people, and how to find books that are both accurate and cause no harm.
Silko, Leslie Marmon
Includes interviews, essays, biographies, reviews and more.
The Storyteller's Lodge
A site consisting of mostly traditional stories, listed by Nation. Most
stories are rather short.
Encyclopedia Mythica - Native American Mythology
An introduction to Native American mythology, offering a comprehensive
exploration of key figures in Native American myths. Great for theme-based
mythology lesson plan or introductory material for student research.
Indigenous People' Literature - Stories/Fables/Legends
A large collection of fascinating creation stories, fables and legends are
available at this site.
Three short Inuit myths about the sun, moon, and sea are discussed in this
introduction to Inuit mythology. Introductory material for student research
and theme-based mythology lesson.
Listening to Native Americans: Making Peace with the Past for the Future
A scholarly article discussing Native American religions and mythology.
Mythology of North American Indians
Navajo, Pawnee, and Lakota stories related to sky, earth, and cosmology are
told in this introduction to Native American mythology. Great for
theme-based mythology lesson and student research.
Native American Folklore - The Living Spirit of the Indian
An Oglala Sioux story of Spider Woman and her dream catchers.
Native American Legends, Folk Tales, and Stories
A collection of Blackfoot and Kiowa myths and legends.
Native American Lore Index
An extensive site including stories of Native American Indian lore from
several Tribes. Many are listed by Nation. An excellent site.
Native American Prophecies
This site includes contemporary prophecies of the Cherokee, Lakota, and
The Potawatomi Story of Creation
Here is a fascinating creation story from a Great Lakes tribe as told by a
member of the tribe.
Traditional and True Native American Stories
This site contains stories by and about Native American young people.