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Stories: Written, and Told


Circle of Stories (PBS)
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Circle of Stories uses documentary film, photography, artwork and music to honor and explore Native American storytelling.


The Native American Bedtime Story Collection
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Aadizookaan
Traditional Stories - Legends and Myths

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American Indian Legends about the Sky
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Picture Stories
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Cartoons, ledgerbooks, storyrobes of Native Americans

Mi'kmaq
Indian Cinderella vs Perrault's Durable Myth

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An Indian Cinderella? Here are several versions of Cinderella retold by Native Americans in the mid-19th century.

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  Native American Legends
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Many a legend has been written by Native Americans. On this website are over 1400 of their stories and teachings.

  Indian Legends Index
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On this site you can enjoy the ancient lore and stories of the Algonquin, Cherokee, Cheyenne, Chinook, Choctaw, Chumash, Comanche, Creek, Hopi, Iroquois, Lakota, Lenape, Mohawk, Navajo, Seneca, Sioux, and others Native Americans. All of the texts appearing on this site are in the English language, but the of the site goal was to present each text in it's earliest translated form, so that the richness of the details would still be present; undiluted from centuries of retellings.

  Storyhour
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Stories are presented in a variety of forms, including plain text, text with graphics and audio, and self-running programs

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  The Moonlit Road
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Features storytellers from the American South. Featured stories change regularly, and are available in sound formats as well as in text.

Aaron Shepard's RT Page
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Here are resources for reader’s theater (or readers theatre) --- including the acclaimed series of free scripts Reader's Theater Editions --- all from children's author Aaron Shepard. If you're looking for a perfect combination of education and fun, this is it!


Aesop's Fables
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Brief versions of over 300 fables, from the edition by George Fyler Townsend.
The Blue Fairy Book
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The Red Fairy Book
Good Stories for Great Holidays
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This 1914 book by Frances Jenkins Olcott includes folktales, myths, and historical stories.
Trickster Tales
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In the Native American oral tradition, the vulgar but sacred Trickster assumes many forms.  He can be Old-Man Coyote among the Crow tribes, Raven in northwestern Indian lore, or, more generically, "The Tricky One". Trickster alternately scandalizes, disgusts, amuses, disrupts, chastises, and humiliates (or is humiliated by) the animal-like proto-people of pre-history, yet he is also a creative force transforming their world, sometimes in bizarre and outrageous ways, with his instinctive energies and cunning. On this site there are 6 Trickster stories for you to enjoy.


Myths and Legends of the Sioux
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Compiled by Marie L. McLaughlin (1916)
Old Indian Legends
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Zitkala-Sa [aka Gertrude Simmons Bonnin]. Stories of Iktomi and other legends of the Dakotas (1901).
Ninteenth-Century German Stories
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Struwwelpeter, Busch, Grimm Brothers in German- and English-language versions, often with illustrations. From the Foreign Language Department - Virginia Commonwealth University. English and German are both available to read.
MidLink Magazine
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An electronic magazine created for and by children ages 10-15.
BAB Books On-Line Stories For Kids
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A nice selection of stories written and illustrated by different people. Also has an "Adlib" area where you can create your own funny story.


American Indian Legends ((Starlore)
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Twenty-seven (27) American Indian Starlore (Legends)
Book-Pop.com
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Recommended website with stories written by Stephen Cosgrove. The stories here are exquisite -- include lovely music and are professionally written and drawn. The interactive games are delightful. Flash or basic programming options. (June, 2001)
Light Up Your Brain
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Nice selection of audio stories. This site also has fun games and music. You can have the stories read to you over the internet or you can download the stories to your comptur and listen to them that way.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
by Lewis Carroll

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A veru well done dramatic audio production of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll free online.
Room 108
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Fun stories with animation and music, some by students.


TheCase.com for Kids
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Mysteries to solve, scary stories, magic tricks and contests
Legend of How the Iroquois Nation Originated
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Stories from the Web
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This site encourages children's participation with their own stories, reviews and Web club. Cute site with lots to do.
Giggle Poetry
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A Large Number of E-Books thar are Read On-Line.
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