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Stories the Iroquois Tell Their Children

By Mabel Powers
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  • STORIES
  • THE IROQUOIS TELL THEIR CHILDREN
    • MABEL POWERS (YEH SEN NOH WEHS)
      • To all the Children who ask How and Why, especially those Red Children who see with wonder eyes, and those Paleface Children who yet believe in fairies, these stories are lovingly dedicated
    • To all the Children who ask How and Why, especially those Red Children who see with wonder eyes, and those Paleface Children who yet believe in fairies, these stories are lovingly dedicated
    • CONTENTS
    • ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    • FOREWORD
      • Chief of Seneca Nation,
      • Chief of Onondagas,
      • Chief of Tuscaroras,
      • Chief of Oneidas,
      • Chief of Cayugas,
      • Chief of Mohawks,
    • Chief of Seneca Nation,
    • Chief of Onondagas,
    • Chief of Tuscaroras,
    • Chief of Oneidas,
    • Chief of Cayugas,
    • Chief of Mohawks,
    • HOW THE STORIES CAME TO BE
    • WHY I WAS CALLED THE STORY-TELLER
    • THE LITTLE PEOPLE
    • STORY-TELLING TIME
    • HOW THE IROQUOIS GIVE THANKS
    • A FIREMAKER AND A PEACEMAKER
    • IROQUOIS WONDER STORIES
    • HOW THE WHITE MAN CAME
    • WHY THE EAGLE DEFENDS AMERICANS
    • HOW THE TURKEY BUZZARD GOT HIS SUIT
    • WHY THE PARTRIDGE DRUMS
    • HOW THE INDIANS LEARNED TO HEAL
    • WHY DOGS CHASE FOXES
    • WHY HERMIT THRUSH IS SO SHY
    • HOW GOOD AND EVIL CAME TO BE
    • HOW A BOY WAS CURED OF BOASTING
    • WHY THE CUCKOO IS SO LAZY
    • HOW THE COON OUTWITTED THE FOX
    • WHY THE GOLDFINCHES LOOK LIKE THE SUN
    • WHAT THE ASH AND THE MAPLE LEARNED
    • HOW THE WOMAN OVERCAME THE BEAR
    • WHY THE WOODPECKER BORES FOR ITS FOOD
    • WHY THE ICE ROOF FELL
    • WHY THE CHIPMUNK HAS BLACK STRIPES
    • HOW TWO INDIAN BOYS SETTLED A QUARREL
    • HOW MICE OVERCAME THE WARRIORS
    • WHY CROWS ARE POOR
    • WHY THE INDIAN LOVES HIS DOG
    • GREEDY FAWN AND THE PORRIDGE
    • WHY HOUNDS OUTRUN OTHER ANIMALS
    • WHY INDIANS NEVER SHOOT PIGEONS
    • HOW OLD MAN WINTER WAS DRIVEN BACK
    • WHY LIGHTNING SOMETIMES STRIKES
    • WHY THE HARE HAS A SPLIT LIP AND SHORT TAIL
    • CORN PLUME AND BEAN MAIDEN
    • HOW THE ROBIN BURNED HIS BREAST
    • IROQUOIS FAIRY STORIES
    • HOW MORNING STAR LOST HER FISH
    • HOW LITTLE SHOOTER LOST HIS LUCK
    • HOW AN INDIAN BOY WON HIS NAME
    • HOW THE FAIRIES WORKED MAGIC
      • FOOTNOTE
    • FOOTNOTE
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