Indian Legends of Canada

Indian Legends of Canada

Book - 1960
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Publisher: Toronto : McClelland and Stewart, c1960
ISBN: 9780771021213
Branch Call Number: 398.2/CLA
Alternative Title: The creation myth of the Hurons and the Iroquois
Nanbozho of the Chippewa
The beginning of the Cree world
Some adventures of Wisakedjak (Cree)
The beginning of the Haida world
The big snow in the northland (Dogrib & Slavey)
The story of the great flood (Cowichan)
How deer got fire (Cowichan)
Coyote and the salmon (Thompson)
Coyote and Old Man (Thompson)
Why the salmon come to the Squamish waters (Squamish)
The animals climb into the sky (Kootenay)
Glooscap and his four visitors (Micmac)
The origin of stories (Seneca)
A message from the Happy Hunting Grounds (Seneca)
The guardian spirit quest (Sarcee)
A boy's vigil and the first robin (Chippewa)
A boy's vision and the first corn (Chippewa)
The origin of Iroquois medicine (Iroquois)
The spirit of the maize (Chippewa)
The origin of the Seneca medicine (Seneca)
The first wampum (Iroquois & Huron-Wyandot)
The first tobacco (Huron-Wyandot)
The origin of cedar trees (Haida)
The origin of Sweat House (Okanagan)
The origin of the beaver bundle (Sarcee)
The origin of the sun dance (Blackfeet)
The origin of the sun dance songs (Blackfeet)
The spirit of the dead chief (Chippewa)
There they dwell in peace (Iroquois)
The seven sisters in the sky (Huron-Wyandot)
The great bear and the seven hunters (Micmac)
The origin of the north star (Iroquois)
The lover star (Chipewyan)
Why buffalo has a hump (Chippewa)
Why porcupine has quills (Chippewa)
How oriole got his beautiful feathers ( Chippewa)
The origin of the trailing arbutus (Chippewa)
The first white water lily (Chippewa)
The broken wing : an allegory (Chippewa)
The origin of Niagara Falls (Seneca)
The sacrifice at Niagara Falls (Seneca)
Legend of Iroquois Falls (Cree [TĂȘte de Boule])
The origin of Mackinac Island (Ottawa)
Legends of the Qu'Appelle River (Cree)
Buffalo Lake (Sarcee)
The white horses on Chief Mountain (Blackfeet)
Ghost River (Assiniboine)
Banff hot springs (Assiniboine)
Sunrise on Lake Louise (Assiniboine)
Lake Minnewanka (Assiniboine)
Coyote and Shuswap Falls (Okanagan & Shuswap)
The creation of the northern Rocky Mountains (Dogrib)
The meaning of the Northern Lights (Dogrib)
The origin of the Mackenzie River (Slavey)
The smoking mountains of Horton River (Eskimo)
The great rock in the Fraser River (Lillooet)
A legend of Siwash Rock (Squamish)
A story of the eagle crest (Haida)
The origin of mountain goats (Cowichan)
The spirit sacrifice (Chippewa)
The little people (Micmac)
The little people and the greedy hunters (Seneca)
The water fairies (Micmac)
The cannibal giant (Chippewa)
The punishment of the witches (Iroquois)
The story of Lone Bird, the woman in the moon (Chippewa)
Blessed by a serpent (Chippewa)
The dream of Little Raven (Chippewa)
The vision of Chief Walking Buffalo (Assiniboine)
"Let us bury the hatchet" (Malecite)
An eclipse of the sun (Seneca)
Hiawatha and the wizard (Onondaga)
The Iroquois League of Nations (Onondaga)
The Wabanaki League for Peace (Passamaquoddy)
The Seneca peacemaker (Seneca)
A Chippewa dream of peace (Chippewa)
The first Europeans (Chippewa)
The dream of the white robe and the floating island (Micmac)
A chapel built without hands (Micmac)
Children of the moon (Cowichan)
Captain Cook's discovery of Nootka sound (Nootka)
The Address of Pontiac (Ottawa)
Simon Fraser, chief of the "Sky People" (Cowichan)
The first white men and the revenge of Chief Nicola (Okanagan & Shuswap)
The first white men and the first missionary (Assiniboine)


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