Presents a collection of traditional Iroquois tales that teach important lessons about the importance of caring and responsibility and the dangers of selfishness and pride. The Boy Who Lived With The Bears and Other Iroquois Stories told by Joseph Bruchac.
How Coyote got yellow eyes -- How Bat learned to fly -- How Lizard got flat -- How Hawk stopped the flood with his tail feather -- How Horse got fast -- How Possum lost his tail -- How Chipmunk got tiny feet. How Chipmunk Got Tiny Feet collected and retold by Gerald Hausman.
A collection of sixteen traditional tales told by the Iroquois Indians, some featuring talking animals and some presenting terrifying flesh-eating creatures such as the Naked Bear, the Stone Coat, and the Whirlwinds. The Naked Bear: Folktales of the Iroquois edited by John Bierhorst.
Coyote, who's always cold, is told by Old Woman that summer is tied up in a bag in her tipi. Coyote plans to grab the bag so everyone can share summer's warmth, but Old Woman's children chase him. How Coyote Stole the Summer by Stephen Krensky.