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A Gift of Corn to the Choctaw

Across the eastern United States and Canada there are over 10,000 sacred mounds. Choctaw traditions link their mounds with their ancestors, corn, and the sky. One story tells of two hunters who feed a poor woman. She turns out to have magical powers and rewards the hunters and their people with corn.

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November 27, 2018 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Haudenosaunee’s Legendary Founding

The Hiawatha wampum belt tells the story of the Haudenosaunee’s legendary founding and wampum’s power to heal. It tells of a warrior named Hiawatha who meets a prophet known as the Peacemaker. Together, with the help of Jigonsaseh, the first Clan Mother, they bring an end to war and create America’s first democracy.

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November 26, 2018 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

NATIVE AMERICAN LEGENDS: Kachinas of the Puebloans

Kachinas of the Puebloans: Kachina Types & Ceremonies

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November 20, 2017 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Pied Piper

The Legend of the Pied Piper

Alternative Languages for Grimm’s Pied Piper Legend

Pied Piper, Flautista de Hamelin and Rattenvanger for example

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July 23, 2017 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

RATCATCHER’S DAY

THIS DAY IN GEOGRAPHIC HISTORY

On July 22, 1376, legend holds that the “Pied Piper,” a ratcatcher, led more than a hundred children out of their homes in Hamelin, Germany, never to be seen again.

“And so long after what happened here
274 “On the Twenty-second of July,
275 “Thirteen hundred and seventy-six:”

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July 22, 2017 at 3:25 pm Leave a comment

La leyenda de Retua-Dumila

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April 12, 2017 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Folk-lore, Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends from Around theWorld

A Compendium of Rare, Olde and Forgotten Faerie Tales : A Children in Need Fundraiser
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December 30, 2016 at 8:25 pm 1 comment

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