Maya and Aztec

Ancient Mesoamerican civilizations






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NANABOZO’S GIFTS

Category: Tales

Nanabozo, the Friend of Men, did all he could to make the life of the Indians happier, and when he had done every­thing that was in his power, he decided to leave them and let them live by themselves. He was a wise man and he knew that easy life did not make people stronger. […]



MISHOSHA, THE MAGICIAN

Category: Tales

In the heart of the forest there lived a hunter with two sons. His wife had died, his wigwam was very far from the other wigwams of his tribe, so the boys grew up as best they could without a mother’s care. They were used to staying alone when their father went hunting. He usually […]



THE WONDERFUL KETTLE

Category: Tales

Long, long ago, when the world was new, two brothers lived in the forest far from all other people. The elder brother went to hunt, while the younger stayed at home, cooked the food and gathered wood for the fire. One evening the tired hunter returned from the forest, and the younger brother took the […]



HOW THE TOMAHAWK WAS BURIED

Category: Tales

A Legend of Peace A long time ago there was in one village a very wise chief. He had fought many a battle and everybody knew that he was the strongest and bravest of all the warriors that ever lived. One day he sat looking at the little children who were playing in front of […]






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