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The Haudenosaunee Creation Story

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The Haudenosaunee have always recognized that people are [...]

The Legend of Why The Owl Has Big Eyes

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The legend of why Owl has big eyes is one of many tradit [...]

The Legend of the Gift of Tobacco

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Long before there were classrooms, chalkboards, pencils [...]

The Legend of the Three Sisters

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There are several legends surrounding the Three Sisters; [...]

Godasiyo, the Woman Chief

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As Haudenosaunee legends were passed down from generatio [...]

How the Clans were Chosen

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The legend of how the three clans were chosen is believe [...]

The Legend of the No Face Doll

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Till this day, the Haudenosaunee people do not put faces [...]

The Legend of Thunder Boy

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Wishing to dispel fear, the ancient people sought an exp [...]

The Legend of the Hermit Thrush

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The legend of the hermit thrush was told by parents to t [...]

The Legend of the Mosquitoes

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The Haudenosaunee have an explanation as to why these pe [...]