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


Read by Sacha Chander

(4.6 stars; 26 reviews)

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) (3 hr 13 min)

Chapters

00 - Dedication, Preface, Introduction, Contents 8:36 Read by Sacha Chander
01 - Why the chipmunk's back is striped 13:32 Read by Sacha Chander
02 - How the ducks got their fine feathers 6:52 Read by Sacha Chander
03 - Why the kingfisher always wears a war-bonnet 7:03 Read by Sacha Chander
04 - Why the curlew's bill is long and crooked 6:44 Read by Sacha Chander
05 - Old-man remarks the world 14:48 Read by Sacha Chander
06 - Why Blackfeet never kill mice 7:16 Read by Sacha Chander
07 - How the otter skin became great "medicine" 14:20 Read by Sacha Chander
08 - Old-man steals the sun's leggings 11:30 Read by Sacha Chander
09 - Old-man and his conscience 10:10 Read by Sacha Chander
10 - Old-man's treachery 8:27 Read by Sacha Chander
11 - Why the night-hawk's wings are beautiful 6:57 Read by Sacha Chander
12 - Why the mountain-lion is long and lean 13:29 Read by Sacha Chander
13 - The fire-leggings 5:39 Read by Sacha Chander
14 - The moon and the great snake 4:40 Read by Sacha Chander
15 - Why the deer has no gall 5:50 Read by Sacha Chander
16 - Why indians whip the buffalo-berries from the bushes 6:35 Read by Sacha Chander
17 - Old-man and the fox 11:33 Read by Sacha Chander
18 - Why the birch-tree wears the slashes in its bark 5:54 Read by Sacha Chander
19 - Mistakes of old-man 3:19 Read by Sacha Chander
20 - How the man found his mate 6:50 Read by Sacha Chander
21 - Dreams 9:31 Read by Sacha Chander
22 - Retrospection 4:12 Read by Sacha Chander

Reviews

Great storyline...great narration too.


(4.5 stars)

The legends of the Indian people are good but the way & style in how its portrayed is just as important. 👍👍👍

Me like otters


(5 stars)

Otters make me smile