Indian Why Stories: Sparks from War Eagle's Lodge-Fire cover

Indian Why Stories: Sparks from War Eagle's Lodge-Fire

Frank Linderman (1869-1938)

1. 00 - Dedication, Preface, Introduction, Contents
2. 01 - Why the chipmunk's back is striped
3. 02 - How the ducks got their fine feathers
4. 03 - Why the kingfisher always wears a war-bonnet
5. 04 - Why the curlew's bill is long and crooked
6. 05 - Old-man remarks the world
7. 06 - Why Blackfeet never kill mice
8. 07 - How the otter skin became great medicine
9. 08 - Old-man steals the sun's leggings
10. 09 - Old-man and his conscience
11. 10 - Old-man's treachery
12. 11 - Why the night-hawk's wings are beautiful
13. 12 - Why the mountain-lion is long and lean
14. 13 - The fire-leggings
15. 14 - The moon and the great snake
16. 15 - Why the deer has no gall
17. 16 - Why indians whip the buffalo-berries from the bushes
18. 17 - Old-man and the fox
19. 18 - Why the birch-tree wears the slashes in its bark
20. 19 - Mistakes of old-man
21. 20 - How the man found his mate
22. 21 - Dreams
23. 22 - Retrospection

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Summary

Delightful fables, collected by a devotee of Indian lore, recounts many of the legends told to him by tribal members, among them intriguing explanations of "Why the Chipmunk's Back is Striped," "How the Otter Skin Became Great Medicine," "How the Man Found His Mate," and "Why Blackfeet Never Kill Mice."