23 episodes

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." (Summary by Dover Children's Classics)

Indian Why Stories: Sparks From War Eagle's Lodge-Fire by LINDERMAN, Frank Bird LibriVox

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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." (Summary by Dover Children's Classics)

    00 - Dedication, Preface, Introduction, Contents

    00 - Dedication, Preface, Introduction, Contents

    • 8 min
    01 - Why the chipmunk's back is striped

    01 - Why the chipmunk's back is striped

    • 13 min
    02 - How the ducks got their fine feathers

    02 - How the ducks got their fine feathers

    • 6 min
    03 - Why the kingfisher always wears a war-bonnet

    03 - Why the kingfisher always wears a war-bonnet

    • 7 min
    04 - Why the curlew's bill is long and crooked

    04 - Why the curlew's bill is long and crooked

    • 6 min
    05 - Old-man remarks the world

    05 - Old-man remarks the world

    • 14 min

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