Canku Ota

(Many Paths)

An Online Newsletter Celebrating Native America

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Here is a List of
The Stories
We have published in Canku Ota.

The Thunderhawk Stories by Geoff Hampton ... click here

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The Frog and the Antelope
Kootenai Legend


The Badger and the Bear
Lakota Legend

How Buffalo Taught The Bully A Lesson


How Tol-le-loo Stole Fire
Northern Mewuk Legend

Grandmother Spider Steals Fire
Mississippi Choctaw Legend


How Bear Lost His Tail

Raccoon and the Bee Tree


Rabbit Steals Otter's Coat 



How Catfish Got a Flat Head

How Fox Saved the People


Graying of an Eagle

Learning From the Bear
by Bel Abbey-Koasati


Children of the Sun
Osage Legend told  by Alice Fletcher and Francis LaFleche

The Young Man and the Box Turtle
by Richard L. Slater


The Beaver and The Flea
Kwakiutl Legend

Turtle's Race With Bear


The Jaguar and the Deer
Mayan Legend

How Rabbit got his Cotton Tail


The Woman Who Married a Frog

Why Coyote Stopped Imitating His Friends
Caddo Legend


How Fly Saved the River
Ojibwe Legend

The Origin of Fire
Jicarilla Apache legend


Why Porcupine has Quills
Chippewa Legend

Legend of the Jumping Mouse


How Poison Came into the World
Choctaw Legend

The Frog and The Crane


How the People Hunted the Moose

Raven Tricks Crow
Shared by Ojilaka ZicaHot'a


How the Chipmunk Got His Stripes
an Iroquois Legend

Why Possum Has a Bare Tail
Cherokee Legend


The White-Faced Bear
Aleut Legend - Generously contributed by Glenn Welker

The Bluebird, The Coyote & The Magic Lake
Paraphrased by Little Jumper, from the book Indian Campfire Tales by W.S. Phillips


Why the Buzzard Flies So High
Retold by Little Jumper from Indian Campfire Tales by W. S. Phillips

The Alligator and the Hunter
Choctaw Legend


The Eagle and the Goose
Native American Lore

Cricket Beats Cougar
a Legend of Many California Tribes


Skunk Outwits Coyote
American Indian Lore

Manabozho and the Muskrat
Ojibwe Story


Ball Game of the Birds and the Animals
Cherokee Legend

How the Bat Came to Be
an Ojibwe Legend


American Indians and Hummers
by Vicki from various sources

Salmon Boy
(Haida-Pacific Northwest Legend)


Okishkimonisse Saves the Summer Birds
adapted by Vicki from an Ojibwe Story

The Deer Dance
( Yaqui-Southwest legend )


The Gift of Maize
adapted by Vicki Lockard from a Arikara Legend

The Gift of the Whale
(Inuit-Inupiaq--Arctic legend)


The Rabbit Dance
Mohawk (Kanienkahageh) Legend

Spring Defeats Winter
Seneca-Northeast Woodlands Legend


How the Butterflies Came to Be
Adapted by Vicki Lockard from a Papago Story

The Theft of Fire
Ojibwe Legend


Raccoon and the Crawfish
Iroquois Legend adapted by Vicki

The Meadowlark and the Rattlesnake
(Dakota Legend)


How Turtle Flew South for the Winter
retold by Garnet1654 from a Dakota Legend

The Cave of the Yellow Jackets
by Little Jumper as retold from Indian Campfire Tales, by W.S. Phillips


The Little Rabbit Who Talked too Much
Retold by Little Jumper from Indian Campfire Tales by W.S. Phillips

Why Dogs Fight
(a story based on a traditional story of the Ojibwa - Why Dogs Fight, and Why People are Envious)


How Ducks Got Their Fine Feathers
Blackfeet Legend

How Skunk Got His Scent


Why the Nighthawk's Wings are Beautiful

How Kangaroos Got Their Pouch
From our Aboriginal friends in Australia


Why the Mountain Lion is Long and Lean
Blackfeet Legend

The Origin of Fire
Apache Legend


Big Long Man's Corn Patch

The Meeting of the Wild Animals


Turkey Makes Corn
White Mountain Apache

How Glooscap Found Summer


Raven Steals Daylight

The Buffalo and the Field Mouse


How the Buffalo Were Released on Earth

Why Kingfisher Wears a War Bonnet


How to Scare a Bear

How the People Got Arrowheads
Shasta Legend


Ladder to the Sky
An Awesome Ojibway Story

Why the Deer Has No Gall


The Legend of the Snowbirds
Ojibway legend

The Squirrels Fool Coyote

  How Rabbit Fooled Wolf

Eagle and Red Tailed Hawk

Why the North Star Stands Still

Rabbit and the Moon Man


How the Redbird Became Red

How the Partridge Got His Whistle


Origin Of The Groundhog Dance

Iktomi and the Ducks


The Race Between the Hummingbird and the Crane

The Coyote and the Beetle


Coyote Kills a Giant

The Coyote and the Locust


When the Animals, Birds and Trees Were Created

Story of the Rabbits


Hanye, the Hero Frog

Why the Owl Has Big Eyes
Iroquois legend


The Moon and the Great Snake
Blackfeet Legend

How the Bobcat Caught the Gobbler
From Myths of the Cherokee, James Mooney, 1900

  Mink, Raven and the Sea Eggs
Northwest Coastal Legend

How Roadrunner Became the Leader of the Birds

  The Raven and The Owl
An Alaskan legend

The Great Race
Cheyenne Legend


The Lazy Rabbit
Anishanabe Legend

Raven Helps The People


A Cherokee Creation Story

How Ducks Got Their Colors
A Lakota Legend


How The Fox Saved The People

How the Quetzal Became the King of Birds
A Mayan Story


A Brief Overview of Hawai'i

Inktomi and the Fawn
A Lakota Legend


How The Gopher Raced With The Runners Of K'iákime
Zuni Legend

How the Mockingbird Became the Best Singer
Mayan Legend


North Wind and Star Boy
Lakota Legend

Honeyed Words Can't Sweeten Evil
Algonquin Legend


How the Kiwi Lost His Wings
Maori Legend

White Crow Hides the Animals
A Kiowa Legend


Why the Mole Lives Underground
A Cherokee Legend

Why There Are Indians


The Falcon and the Duck


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