The Legends of the Iroquois
e-artnow, 2018 M12 10 - 111 pages
It is not the purpose of this volume to deal to any considerable extent with the history of the Indians, but simply to present some of the legends of the Iroquois. To the reader or student, however, is due a brief statement as to the authority from which the folk-lore contained herein has been drawn, that there may remain no question as to its reliability. Contents: About Indian Legends The Authority The Confederation of the Iroquois Birth of the Arbutus A Legend of the River Legends of the Corn The First Winter The Great Mosquito The Story of Oniata The Mirror in the Water The Buzzard's Covering Origin of the Violet The Turtle Clan The Healing Waters The Sacrifice of Aliquipiso Why the Animals do not Talk The Message Bearers The Wise Sachem's Gift The Flying Head The Ash Tree The Hunter Hiawatha The Peacemaker An Unwelcome Visitor Bits of Folk-Lore The Happy Hunting-Grounds The Sacred Stone of the Oneidas
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Aliquipiso animals arrows ash tree bad spirits bear beautiful beaver birds branches brothers canoe Cayuga chase chief confederacy corn Cornplanter council council-fire council-place dark death death-song ears earth eyes fathers fear Festival fire foes follow forest gave Genetaska Governor Blacksnake Green Corn Festival Handsome Lake Happy Hunting-Grounds head healing waters heard heart Hiawatha hunter Indians Iroquois Kanistagia Kienuka legend light listen lodge looked lover maiden maize Manito medicine mighty Mohawks moons mountains mourned nation Nekumonta never night numbers Oneidas Oniata Onondagas Orontadeka Oswego River panther papooses peace peace-home Peacemaker pipe of peace raccoon red men river sachems sacred scalp-lock Senecas shore shout smiling face stone strange streams Ta-ren-ya-wa-gon Table of Contents taught thee thou Tiogaughwa told Tonadahwa trail trees tribe turtle village voice wampum warm warriors wigwam winds winter wise wives wolf women words young brave