In Iroquois mythology, Dagwanoenyent was the daughter of the Wind who often took the form of a whirlwind. The Seneca Tribe considered her a dangerous witch who could not be killed. In a tale about Dagwanoenyent, there is an uncle and nephew that live near Dagwanoenyent. Though the uncle forbids the nephew to visit her, he sneaks off frequently to visit Dagwanoenyent and … [Read more...]
Native American folklore contains narratives and spiritual stories usually involving nature, seasons, weather, and celestial bodies. Read articles about Native American folklore below.
Rating: Author: Sam D. Gill, Irene F. Sullivan (contributor) Publisher: Oxford University Press Year Published: 1994 The Dictionary of Native American Mythology is an A-Z collection of myths and rituals of the Native American peoples spanning from Northern Mexico to the Arctic Circle. It's quite a fascinating reference book containing entries ranging from symbols, … [Read more...]