Mother Corn’s Sacred Bundle

The Arikara are Plains Indians whose land is adjacent to that of the Mandans, and some versions of their creation myth are clearly related to...

Arapaho from thought

The Arapaho Indians of the Great American Plains migrated westward from the eastern woodlands. So it is that their creation myth is of the earth-diver...

Arandan from Chaos

This myth from northern Australia, an example of creation from chaos with elements of the creation by emergence theme, contains the familiar elements of creation...

The Great Warrior of Apache [2]

After they did this the earth was almost steady, but it was still soft and mixed with water. It moved back and forth. After they...

The Great Warrior of Apache [1]

The Tinde (the People) were named Apache (the enemy) by the Pueblo people they raided. The Apaches are related to other Athabascan-speaking peoples such as...

The Altaic tribes in Mongolia

The Altaic tribes in Mongolia are influenced by their shamanistic past and their contact with major world religions such as Islam, Buddhism, Zoroastrianism, and Christianity....