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.
One evening, crafty Coyote climbs to the moon to discover the secret of the heavens. There he finds a way to make wonderful pictures for all the world to see. When the other animals look up at the sky, they're in for a big surprise! This Native American legend about the constellations is joyfully retold and vibrantly illustrated.
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.
The Paleo-Indian did not use bows and arrows. The bow and arrow had not been invented yet. Instead they used spears to kill their prey. For this reason, the stone weapons they used to kill animals are not called arrowheads. Instead archaeologists call them spear points or projectile points.
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.