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Folklore from North America

Folklore from the United States

Native Peoples Creation Stories * of the Americas

INUIT (Eskimo) (Culture groups: *)

INUIT culture groups: Eskimo, Aleuts

ATHAPASCAN (Culture groups: *)

ATHAPASCAN culture groups: Chipewyan, Hupa, Navajo, Chiricahuna Apache, Kiowa Apache, Mescalero Apache, Tlingit, Haida

ALGONQUIN (Culture groups: *)

ALGONQUIN culture groups: Abenaki, Blackfoot, Cheyenne, Chickahominy, Chippewa, Cree, Delaware, Illinois, Kickapoo, Massachuset, Menomini, Miami, Micmac, Mohegan, Narragansett, Nipmuc, Ojibwa, Ottawa, Pennacook, Penobscott, Pequot, Powhatan Sauk, Shawnee, Wampanoag

MUSKOGEAN (Culture groups: *)

MUSKOGEAN culture groups: Choctaw, Chickasaw, Creek, Seminole

CADDOAN (Culture groups: *)

CADDOAN culture groups: Caddo, Wichita, Pawnee, Arikara

IROQUOIAN (Culture groups: *)

IROQUOIS culture groups: Cayuga, Mohawk, Onandago, Oneida, Seneca, Tuscarora, Wyandot, Erie, Cherokee

UTO-AZTECAN/TANOAN (Culture groups: *) and PENUTIAN (California)

UTO-AZTECAN culture groups: Arapaho, Pueblo, Shoshone, Comanche, Hopi, Kiowa, Paiute, Ute and PENUTIAN: Maidu, Miwok

SIOUAN, YUMAN, POMO (Culture groups: *)

SIOUAN culture groups: Catawba, Crow, Winnebago, Osage, Dakota Sioux, Assiniboin, Mandan

OTHER LANGUAGES (Culture groups: *)

OTHER culture groups: Beouthukan, Klamath, Modoc, Mosan, Salishan (Chelan, Chinook, Bella Coola, Keallam, Coeur d'Alene, Nisqualli), Wakashan (Makah, Nootka, Kwakiutl)

Folklore from Canada

British Columbia | Prairie Provinces (Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba | Ontario | Quebec | Atlantic/Maritime Provinces (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Nefoundland and Labrador, Saint-Pierre and Miguelon | Northern Territories (Yukon, Northwest Territory)

Folklore from Mexico

Trinidad and Tobago

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For a broadened view of folklore, refer to The Folktale by Stith Thompson for tale types and motifs.

For your reading enjoyment, peruse "Folk Tales of the North American Indians" by Stith Thompson. It includes tales categorized by culture group and motif.