American Mythology

Native American Myths

Native American Myths

Many Native American myths could equally be called folktales: they seem to be about ordinary people, not gods. However, the Native American attitude is that eve... Read Full Article
Choctaw Medicine

Choctaw Medicine

Medicine made from plants and roots by Choctaws of long ago In centuries past, Choctaws used plants and roots for many of their medicinal needs. Roots were d... Read Full Article
Hopi: The Snake Myth

Hopi: The Snake Myth

At Tokóonavi, north of the Grand Canyon, lived people who were then not yet Snake people. They lived close to the bank of the river. The chief's son often ponde... Read Full Article
Pawnee History

Pawnee History

The Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma (Pawnee Nation) has a long and proud history spanning more than 700 years. Early in the 18th century, more than 60,000 members of ... Read Full Article
The Inca Culture

The Inca Culture

HISTORY The Inca empire and culture was largely destroyed by the Spanish in the most brutal conquest seen on the American continent. Under the leadership o... Read Full Article