American Indian Fairy Tales

American Indian Fairy Tales

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With no written language, Native Americans living in the Lake Superior region passed their cultural identity
down through the generations by way of stories. Far more than mere tales to amuse children, they passed
along the collective wisdom of the tribes. In the 1830s, government Indian Agent and ethnologist Henry R
Schoolcraft learned the language of these people and went out to collect and preserve their stories before
the tribes disappeared under the westward rush of American civilization. Though these stories were re...
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Chapters
  1. 01
    Iagoo, The Story-Teller
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  2. 02
    Shin-ge-bis Fools The North
    Wind
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  3. 03
    The Little Boy And Girl In The
    Clouds
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