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Publisher: Mandala Pr (June 1991)

ISBN: 004440588X

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All rights reserved including the right of reproduction in whole or in part in any form. As well as our collections of tribal legends and legend archives, we also have several pages of comparative legends, for the native stories of the Wabanaki tribes (including the Micmac, Maliseet, Passamaquoddy, Penobscot, and Abenaki tribes,) the native stories of the Iroquois tribes (including the Mohawk, Seneca, Oneida, Onondaga, and Cayuga tribes,) for the native stories of the Anishinabe tribes (including the Chippewa, Ottawa, Algonquin, and Potawatomi tribes,) and for the native stories of the Algonquian tribes (including the Wabanaki, Anishinabe, Menominee, Wampanoag, Shawnee, and Lenape tribes.) Since this page features primarily the native myths and legends of North American Indian tribes, we have also begun a separate collection of Central and South American Indian legends which may be interesting for purposes of comparison.

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