Thompson. Tales of the North American Indians

Today's free book is Tales of the North American Indians by Stith Thompson. You can find out more about this book in the Native American Hero Tales unit of the Myth-Folklore UnTextbook and also the Native American Marriage Tales unit.

For the table of contents, check at the bottom of this post below the image.

The book is available at Sacred Texts Archive and Hathi Books.



MYTHOLOGICAL STORIES
I. SEDNA, MISTRESS OF THE UNDERWORLD (Eskimo) 
II. SUN SISTER AND MOON BROTHER (Eskimo) 
III. GLOOSCAP (Micmac) 
IV. MANABOZHO 
A. MANABOZHO'S BIRTH (Menomini) 
B. MANABOZHO'S WOLF BROTHER (Menomini) 
C. MANABOZHO PLAYS LACROSSE (Menomini) 
V. THE WOMAN WHO FELL FROM THE SKY (Seneca) 
VI. THE BEGINNING OF NEWNESS (Zuñi) 
VII. RAVEN'S ADVENTURES 
A. RAVEN BECOMES VORACIOUS (Tsimshian) 
B. THE THEFT OF LIGHT (Tsimshian) 
VIII. THE CREATION (Maidu) 
IX. THE CREATION (Kato) 

MYTHICAL INCIDENTS
X. THE LIZARD-HAND (Yokuts) 
XI. DETERMINATION OF THE SEASONS (Tahltan) 
XII. MARRIAGE OF THE NORTH AND THE SOUTH (Cherokee) 
XIII. DETERMINATION OF NIGHT AND DAY (Iroquois) 
XIV. THE THEFT OF FIRE (Maidu) 
XV. THE SUN SNARER (Menomini) 
XVI. THE MAN WHO ACTED AS THE SUN (Bella Coola) 
XVII. THE MAN IN THE MOON (Lillooet) 
XVIII. ORIGIN OF THE PLEIADES (Onondaga) 
XIX. THE BAG OF WINDS (Thompson) 
XX. THE BIRD WHOSE WINGS MADE THE WIND (Micmac) 
XXI. THE RELEASE OF THE WILD ANIMALS (Comanche) 
XXII. THE EMPOUNDED WATER (Malecite) 
XXIII. THE ORIGIN OF CORN (Abanaki) 

TRICKSTER TALES
XXIV. MANABOZHO'S ADVENTURES (Ojibwa and Menomini) 
XXV. THE TRICKSTER'S GREAT FALL AND HIS REVENGE (Menomini) 
XXVI. THE DECEIVED BLIND MEN (Menomini) 
XXVII. THE TRICKSTER'S RACE (Blackfoot) 
XXVIII. THE EYE-JUGGLER (Cheyenne) 
XXIX. THE SHARPENED LEG (Cheyenne) 
XXX. THE OFFENDED ROLLING STONE (Pawnee) 
XXXI. THE TRICKSTER KILLS THE CHILDREN (Arapaho) 
XXXII. WILDCAT GETS A NEW FACE (Uintah Ute) 
XXXIII. THE TRICKSTER BECOMES A DISH (Lillooet) 
XXXIV. COYOTE PROVES HIMSELF A CANNIBAL (Jicarilla Apache) 
XXXV. THE BUNGLING HOST (Thompson) 
XXXVI. COYOTE AND PORCUPINE (Nez Percé) 
XXXVII. BEAVER AND PORCUPINE (Tlingit) 
XXXVIII. THE BIG TURTLE'S WAR PARTY (Skidi Pawnee) 

HERO TALES
XXXIX. THE SUN TESTS HIS SON-IN-LAW(Bella Coola) 
XL. THE JEALOUS UNCLE (Kodiak) 
XLI. BLUEJAY AND HIS COMPANIONS (Quinault) 
XLII. DUG-FROM-GROUND (Hupa) 
XLIII. THE ATTACK ON THE GIANT ELK(Jicarilla Apache) 
XLIV. LODGE-BOY AND THROWN-AWAY (Crow) 
XLV. BLOOD-CLOT-BOY (Blackfoot) 
XLVI. THE SON-IN-LAW TESTS (Timagami Ojibwa) 
XLVII. THE JEALOUS FATHER (Cree) 
XLVIII. DIRTY-BOY (Okanagon) 
XLIX. THE FALSE BRIDEGROOM (Gros Ventre) 

JOURNEYS TO THE OTHER WORLD
L. THE STAR HUSBAND--TYPE I: THE WISH TO MARRY A STAR (Timagami Ojibwa) 
LI. THE STAR HUSBAND--TYPE II: THE GIRL ENTICED TO THE SKY (Arapaho) 
LII. THE STRETCHING TREE (Chilcotin) 
LIII. THE ARROW CHAIN (Tlingit) 
LIV. MUDJIKIWIS (Plains Cree) 
LV. ORPHEUS (Cherokee) 
LVI. THE VISIT TO CHIEF ECHO (Tsimshian) 

ANIMAL WIVES AND HUSBANDS
LVII. THE PIQUED BUFFALO-WIFE (Blackfoot) 
LVIII. BEAR-WOMAN AND DEER-WOMAN (Lassik) 
LIX. SPLINTER-FOOT-GIRL (Arapaho) 
LX. THE EAGLE AND WHALE HUSBANDS (Greenland Eskimo) 
LXI. THE FOX-WOMAN (Labrador Eskimo) 
LXII. THE WOMAN STOLEN By KILLER-WHALES (Tahltan) 
LXIII. THE ROLLING HEAD (Cheyenne) 
LXIV. THE BEAR-WOMAN (Blackfoot) 
LXV. THE DOG-HUSBAND (Quinault) 
LXVI. THE YOUTH WHO JOINED THE DEER (Thompson) 

MISCELLANEOUS TALES
LXVII. THE DESERTED CHILDREN (Gros Ventre) 
LXVIII. THE PRINCESS WHO REJECTED HER COUSIN (Tsimshian) 
LXIX. THE FATAL SWING (Osage) 
LXX. THE SKIN-SHIFTING OLD WOMAN (Wichita) 
LXXI. THE CHILD AND THE CANNIBAL (Bella Coola) 
LXXII. THE CANNIBAL WHO WAS BURNED (Haida) 
LXXIII. THE CONQUERING GAMBLER (Chilcotin) 
LXXIV. THE DECEIVED BLIND MAN (Smith Sound Eskimo) 
LXXV. THE GIRL WHO MARRIED HER BROTHER (Shasta) 
LXXVI. THE SWAN-MAIDENS (Smith Sound Eskimo) 
LXXVII. THE DEATH OF PITCH (Tsimshian) 

TALES BORROWED FROM EUROPEANS
LXXVIII. THE SEVEN-HEADED DRAGON (Ojibwa) 
LXXIX. JOHN THE BEAR (Assiniboin) 
LXXX. THE ENCHANTED HORSE (Malecite) 
LXXXI. LITTLE POUCET (Thompson) 
LXXXII. THE WHITE CAT (Chilcotin) 
LXXXIII. CINDERELLA (Zuñi) 
LXXXIV. THE TRUE BRIDE (Thompson) 
LXXXV. THE MAGIC APPLES (Penobscot) 
LXXXVI. MAKING THE PRINCESS LAUGH (Micmac) 
LXXXVII. THE CLEVER NUMSKULL (Micmac) 
LXXXVIII. THE FOX AND THE WOLF (Menomini) 
LXXXIX. THE TAR-BABY (Cherokee) 
XC. THE TURTLE'S RELAY RACE (Arikara) 
XCI. THE PEACE FABLE (Wyandot) 
XCII. THE ANT AND THE GRASSHOPPER (Shuswap) 

BIBLE STORIES
XCIII. ADAM AND EVE (Thompson) 
XCIV. NOAH'S FLOOD (Thompson) 
XCV. THE TOWER OF BABEL (Choctaw) 
XCVI. CROSSING THE RED SEA (Cheyenne) 

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