Navaho Indian Myths
Rich compilation of tribal fables and legends recorded in the 1920s from an elderly Navaho chief. Myths include "The Creation of the Sun and Moon," "The Sun's Path," "The Maiden who Became a Bear," "The Making of the Headdress," "The Story of the Rain Ceremony and Its Hogan," and many more.
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THE CREATION OR AGE OF BEGINNING
THE ORDER OF THINGS OR THE AGE OF ANIMAL HEROES
THE AGE OF THE GODS OR THE STORY OF THE TWINS
THE WANDERINGS OR AGE OF THE PATRIARCHS
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