Myths and Legends of the Great Plains

Katharine Berry JUDSON (1866 - 1929)

Myths and Legends of the Great Plains is a compendium of myths and legends from the Great Plains region of the US. It includes many short stories, and also quite a few songs and poems. Each tale is tagged with what culture it is from - (Summary by Kyle Van De Glast)

Genre(s): Culture & Heritage Fiction, Myths, Legends & Fairy Tales, Nature & Animal Fiction

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 Bianki's Vision / Preface Kyle Van DeGlast
00:06:15
Play 01 The Creation - Osage Kyle Van DeGlast
00:03:04
Play 02 How the World was Made - Cherokee Kyle Van DeGlast
00:04:42
Play 03 The Flood and the Rainbow - Lenni-Lenapi (Delaware) Kyle Van DeGlast
00:01:44
Play 04 The First Fire - Cherokee Kyle Van DeGlast
00:03:25
Play 05 The Ancestors of People - Osage Kyle Van DeGlast
00:00:51
Play 06 Origin of Strawberries - Cherokee Kyle Van DeGlast
00:01:35
Play 07 Sacred Legend - Omaha Kyle Van DeGlast
00:04:27
Play 08 The Legend of the Peace Pipes - Omaha Kyle Van DeGlast
00:02:51
Play 09 A Tradition of the Calumet - Lenni-Lenapi (Delaware) Kyle Van DeGlast
00:01:42
Play 10 The Sacred Pole - Omaha Kyle Van DeGlast
00:03:08
Play 11 Ikto and the Thunders - Teton Kyle Van DeGlast
00:01:09
Play 12 The Thunder Bird - Commanche Kyle Van DeGlast
00:01:00
Play 13 The Thunder Bird - Assiniboin Kyle Van DeGlast
00:00:46
Play 14 Song to the Thunder Gods - Omaha Kyle Van DeGlast
00:00:56
Play 15 Songs of the Buffalo Hunt - Sioux Kyle Van DeGlast
00:00:51
Play 16 Origin of the Buffalo - Teton Kyle Van DeGlast
00:02:02
Play 17 The Buffalo Being - Teton Kyle Van DeGlast
00:01:35
Play 18 The Youth and the Underground People - Omaha Kyle Van DeGlast
00:10:42
Play 19 The Buffalo and the Grizzly Bear - Omaha Kyle Van DeGlast
00:03:04
Play 20 My First Buffalo Hunt - Omaha Kyle Van DeGlast
00:02:58
Play 21 Bird Omens - Sioux Kyle Van DeGlast
00:01:22
Play 22 The Bird Chief - Omaha Kyle Van DeGlast
00:00:57
Play 23 Song of the Birds - Pawnee Kyle Van DeGlast
00:01:21
Play 24 Song of Kawas, the Eagle - Pawnee Kyle Van DeGlast
00:00:51
Play 25 The Eagle’s Revenge - Cherokee Kyle Van DeGlast
00:01:29
Play 26 The Race between Humming Bird and Crane - Cherokee Kyle Van DeGlast
00:01:30
Play 27 Rabbit and the Turkeys - Omaha Kyle Van DeGlast
00:01:38
Play 28 Unktomi and the Bad Songs - Dakota Kyle Van DeGlast
00:04:06
Play 29 How the Pheasant Beat Corn - Cherokee Kyle Van DeGlast
00:00:41
Play 30 Why Turkey Gobbles - Cherokee Kyle Van DeGlast
00:00:58
Play 31 Omaha Beliefs - Omaha Kyle Van DeGlast
00:01:33
Play 32 Pawnee Beliefs - Pawnee Kyle Van DeGlast
00:03:06
Play 33 A Song of Hospitality - Sioux Kyle Van DeGlast
00:01:02
Play 34 A Song of the March - Sioux Kyle Van DeGlast
00:02:09
Play 35 Song of the Prairie Breeze - Kiowa Kyle Van DeGlast
00:00:41
Play 36 Old-Woman-Who-Never-Dies - Mandan Kyle Van DeGlast
00:02:46
Play 37 Legend of the Corn - Arikara Kyle Van DeGlast
00:04:03
Play 38 Tradition of the Finding of Horses - Ponca Kyle Van DeGlast
00:03:11
Play 39 Dakota Beliefs and Customs - Dakota Kyle Van DeGlast
00:02:31
Play 40 Why the Tetons Bury on Scaffolds - Teton Kyle Van DeGlast
00:01:23
Play 41 The Ghost’s Resentment - Dakota Kyle Van DeGlast
00:04:49
Play 42 The Forked Roads - Omaha Kyle Van DeGlast
00:01:10
Play 43 Tattooed Ghosts - Dakota Kyle Van DeGlast
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Play 44 A Ghost Story - Ponca Kyle Van DeGlast
00:01:06
Play 45 The Ghost and the Traveler - Teton Kyle Van DeGlast
00:01:11
Play 46 The Man who Shot a Ghost - Teton Kyle Van DeGlast
00:01:57
Play 47 The Indian Who Wrestled with a Ghost - Teton Kyle Van DeGlast
00:03:46
Play 48 The Wakanda, or Water God - Yankton Kyle Van DeGlast
00:02:46
Play 49 The Spirit Land - Arapahoe Kyle Van DeGlast
00:01:31
Play 50 Waziya, the Weather Spirit - Teton Kyle Van DeGlast
00:00:54
Play 51 Kansas Blizzards - Kansa Kyle Van DeGlast
00:01:22
Play 52 Ikto and the Snowstorm - Teton Kyle Van DeGlast
00:01:16
Play 53 The Southern Bride - Cherokee Kyle Van DeGlast
00:01:05
Play 54 The Fallen Star - Dakota Kyle Van DeGlast
00:10:37
Play 55 Quarrel of Sun and Moon - Omaha Kyle Van DeGlast
00:01:00
Play 56 Why the Possum Plays Dead - Cherokee Kyle Van DeGlast
00:01:37
Play 57 Bog Myth - Dakota Kyle Van DeGlast
00:01:11
Play 58 Coyote and Snake - Omaha Kyle Van DeGlast
00:01:40
Play 59 Why the Wolves Help in War - Dakota Kyle Van DeGlast
00:01:37
Play 60 How Rabbit Escaped from the Wolves - Cherokee Kyle Van DeGlast
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Play 61 How Rabbit Lost His Fat - Omaha Kyle Van DeGlast
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Play 62 How Flint Visited Rabbit - Cherokee Kyle Van DeGlast
00:02:22
Play 63 How Rabbit Caught the Sun in a Trap - Omaha Kyle Van DeGlast
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Play 64 How Rabbit Killed the Giant - Omaha Kyle Van DeGlast
00:03:42
Play 65 How Deer Got His Horns - Cherokee Kyle Van DeGlast
00:01:47
Play 66 Why the Deer has Blunt Teeth - Cherokee Kyle Van DeGlast
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Play 67 Legend of the Head of Gold - Dakota Kyle Van DeGlast
00:03:47
Play 68 The Milky Way - Cherokee Kyle Van DeGlast
00:00:52
Play 69 Coyote and Gray Fox - Ponca Kyle Van DeGlast
00:01:33
Play 70 Ictinike and Turtle - Omaha Kyle Van DeGlast
00:02:41
Play 71 Ictinike and the Creators - Omaha Kyle Van DeGlast
00:06:15
Play 72 How Big Turtle Went on the War Path - Omaha Kyle Van DeGlast
00:22:28