About Native American Origin Stories for Socail Studies
Waynaboozhoo and The Great Flood
I can help
Let Him Help
The Well-Baked Man
Coyote Has Tricked me!
The Sun Dance Wheel
It's a Sacred Wheel
The Sundance Wheel
So once there was an ancient chief and he sent Waang, Amik and other fish to look for land underwater. Then came Aajigade the bird. Nobody wanted him to do it. But then a few minutes later Aajigade came up and had mud in his beak. But nobody thought he was alive. Then Waynaboozhoo brung him back to life. So everyone praised Aajigade and he was happy that he had helped make the world.
The Magican had made the world and he also made a Coyote to keep him company. But he thought something was missing. So when he was forming clay to make someone with his kind not just animals and Coyote was watching him. Then the Magician put them in his oven to bake. Then suddenly the Coyote said they were done. The magician took them out of the oven and they were underdone. Then he did it again and when he said they are done the Coyote said Why Don't you leave them in longer. But then after Coyote tricked the Man. The Man Didn't listen again and made a Human and brought them to life.
Once The world was covered with Only Water. He gave his Flatpipe lots of care and kept it in good condition. Then a Garter Snake came and said the sun dance wheel represents the water around this earth. Then he made a long stick the ring of the sacred wheel.. Then an Eagle told them to take his feathers to the 4 old men. Then the man made the wheel with a garter snake and a feathers for North, South, East, and West. Also a thunderbird and images of the sun, moon and milky way.