Myths and Legends of the Great Plains


Read by Kyle Van DeGlast

(4.1 stars; 11 reviews)

Myths and Legends of the Great Plains is a compendium of myths and legends from the Great Plains region of the US. It includes many short stories, and also quite a few songs and poems. Each tale is tagged with what culture it is from - (Summary by Kyle Van De Glast) (3 hr 9 min)

Chapters

Bianki's Vision / Preface 6:15 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
The Creation - Osage 3:04 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
How the World was Made - Cherokee 4:42 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
The Flood and the Rainbow - Lenni-Lenapi (Delaware) 1:44 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
The First Fire - Cherokee 3:25 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
The Ancestors of People - Osage 0:51 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
Origin of Strawberries - Cherokee 1:35 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
Sacred Legend - Omaha 4:27 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
The Legend of the Peace Pipes - Omaha 2:51 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
A Tradition of the Calumet - Lenni-Lenapi (Delaware) 1:42 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
The Sacred Pole - Omaha 3:08 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
Ikto and the Thunders - Teton 1:09 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
The Thunder Bird - Commanche 1:00 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
The Thunder Bird - Assiniboin 0:46 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
Song to the Thunder Gods - Omaha 0:56 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
Songs of the Buffalo Hunt - Sioux 0:51 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
Origin of the Buffalo - Teton 2:02 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
The Buffalo Being - Teton 1:35 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
The Youth and the Underground People - Omaha 10:42 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
The Buffalo and the Grizzly Bear - Omaha 3:04 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
My First Buffalo Hunt - Omaha 2:58 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
Bird Omens - Sioux 1:22 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
The Bird Chief - Omaha 0:57 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
Song of the Birds - Pawnee 1:21 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
Song of Kawas, the Eagle - Pawnee 0:51 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
The Eagle’s Revenge - Cherokee 1:29 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
The Race between Humming Bird and Crane - Cherokee 1:30 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
Rabbit and the Turkeys - Omaha 1:38 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
Unktomi and the Bad Songs - Dakota 4:06 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
How the Pheasant Beat Corn - Cherokee 0:41 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
Why Turkey Gobbles - Cherokee 0:58 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
Omaha Beliefs - Omaha 1:33 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
Pawnee Beliefs - Pawnee 3:06 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
A Song of Hospitality - Sioux 1:02 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
A Song of the March - Sioux 2:09 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
Song of the Prairie Breeze - Kiowa 0:41 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
Old-Woman-Who-Never-Dies - Mandan 2:46 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
Legend of the Corn - Arikara 4:03 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
Tradition of the Finding of Horses - Ponca 3:11 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
Dakota Beliefs and Customs - Dakota 2:31 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
Why the Tetons Bury on Scaffolds - Teton 1:23 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
The Ghost’s Resentment - Dakota 4:49 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
The Forked Roads - Omaha 1:10 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
Tattooed Ghosts - Dakota 1:10 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
A Ghost Story - Ponca 1:06 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
The Ghost and the Traveler - Teton 1:11 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
The Man who Shot a Ghost - Teton 1:57 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
The Indian Who Wrestled with a Ghost - Teton 3:46 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
The Wakanda, or Water God - Yankton 2:46 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
The Spirit Land - Arapahoe 1:31 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
Waziya, the Weather Spirit - Teton 0:54 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
Kansas Blizzards - Kansa 1:22 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
Ikto and the Snowstorm - Teton 1:16 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
The Southern Bride - Cherokee 1:05 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
The Fallen Star - Dakota 10:37 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
Quarrel of Sun and Moon - Omaha 1:00 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
Why the Possum Plays Dead - Cherokee 1:37 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
Bog Myth - Dakota 1:11 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
Coyote and Snake - Omaha 1:40 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
Why the Wolves Help in War - Dakota 1:37 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
How Rabbit Escaped from the Wolves - Cherokee 1:35 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
How Rabbit Lost His Fat - Omaha 1:08 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
How Flint Visited Rabbit - Cherokee 2:22 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
How Rabbit Caught the Sun in a Trap - Omaha 2:11 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
How Rabbit Killed the Giant - Omaha 3:42 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
How Deer Got His Horns - Cherokee 1:47 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
Why the Deer has Blunt Teeth - Cherokee 1:46 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
Legend of the Head of Gold - Dakota 3:47 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
The Milky Way - Cherokee 0:52 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
Coyote and Gray Fox - Ponca 1:33 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
Ictinike and Turtle - Omaha 2:41 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
Ictinike and the Creators - Omaha 6:15 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast
How Big Turtle Went on the War Path - Omaha 22:28 Read by Kyle Van DeGlast