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.
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.
Of all the characters in myths and legends told around the world, it's the wily trickster who provides the real spark in the action, causing trouble wherever he goes. American Indian Trickster Tales selected and edited by Richard Erdoes and Alfonso Ortiz.