The Naked Bear: Folktales of the Iroquois
Morrow, 1987 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 123 pages
A collection of sixteen traditional tales told by the Iroquois Indians, some featuring talking animals and some presenting terrifying flesh-eating creatures such as the Naked Bear, the Stone Coat, and the Whirlwinds.
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The Whirlwinds and the Stone Coats
The Mother of Ghosts
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American Indian Animal-Foot Hitter arrow asked bark basket bear's began Big Earth body bones cannibal canoe Cattaraugus Cayuga chestnut climbed cried Curtin dance daugh daughter deer details from C&H father fire Five Nations girls gone grandmother grandson hand head heard Hewitt hunter hunting husband inside Iroquoian Iroquois folktales Jeremiah Curtin jumped kettle kill lake listened little boy little brother lived look marriage bread marry meat morning Mother of Ghosts Naked Bear neca night old woman older brother Parker Partridge pigeons porcupine pouch pudding Rattlesnake returned saying Seneca Myths Seven Sisters shout singing Six Nations Reserve skin songs soon sorcerer sound spicebush Stone Coat story storytellers sunflower oil tell threw told took tracks trail tree turkey Turtle Turtle's War Party uncle voice wampum warpath Whirlwinds wife Wind witch Wolves woods young woman youngest