Catalogue Page for American Indian Stories
Takala and the Lake Monster
Takala wants her second name, which will finally make her an adult. She sets out to get it by doing something incredible and dangerous.
By Caitlyn PalmerAge range: 9 to12, Teen Tags: American Indian, Original Reading time: 10 - 15 mins
A Native American boy wants desperately to become a man and to join the warriors of his tribe.
By Michael BarrettAge range: 6 to 8, 9 to12 Tags: American Indian, Modern, Original Reading time: 05 - 10 mins
The Star Wife
A brave young hunter is enchanted by the Star-maidens who come down in a great basket to dance. He resolves not to rest until he marries one of them.
Age range: 6 to 8, 9 to12 Tags: American Indian, Classic, Folk Tale Reading time: 10 - 15 mins
The Maiden who loved a Fish
Nobody wants to marry a maiden who is not so pretty. However she has a beautiful singing voice and a fish becomes enchanted with her. They fall in love together, but it’s not easy for a fish and a human to be together, is it?
Age range: 6 to 8, 9 to12 Tags: American Indian, Classic, Folk Tale Animals: Fish, Trout Reading time: 01 - 05 mins, 05 - 10 mins