Powers. Stories the Iroquois Tell Their Children

Today's free book is Stories the Iroquois Tell Their Children by Mabel Powers. For the table of contents, check at the bottom of this post below the image.

The book is available at Project Gutenberg, Internet Archive, Hathi Trust, and Google Books. You can get a free Kindle ebook from Amazon too!

How the Stories came to Be
Why I was called the Story-teller
The Little People
Story-telling Time
How the Iroquois give Thanks
A Firemaker and a Peacemaker

How the White Man came
Why the Eagle defends Americans
How the Turkey Buzzard Got His Suit
Why the Partridge drums
How the Indians learned to Heal
Why Dogs chase Foxes
Why Hermit Thrush is so Shy
How Good and Evil came to Be
How a Boy was Cured of Boasting
Why the Cuckoo is so Lazy
How the Coon outwitted the Fox
Why the Goldfinches look like the Sun
What the Ash and the Maple Learned
How the Woman overcame the Bear
Why the Woodpecker bores for its Food
Why the Ice Roof Fell
Why the Chipmunk has Black Stripes
How Two Indian Boys settled a Quarrel
How Mice overcame the Warriors
Why Crows are Poor
Why the Indian loves his Dog
Greedy Fawn and the Porridge
Why Hounds outrun other Animals
Why Indians never shoot Pigeons
How Old Man Winter was driven Back
Why Lightning sometimes Strikes
Why the Hare has a Split Lip and Short Tail
Corn Plume and Bean Maiden
How the Robin burned his Breast

How Morning Star lost her Fish
How Little Shooter lost his Luck
How an Indian Boy won his Name
How the Fairies worked Magic

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