Sioux Legends

Sioux Legends

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Indian people knew the universe and followed the stars

The so-called oral histories of many of the Indian tribes are often based on actual events, even those deemed as myths. If one takes the time to study the prophecies and the medicine of the Hopi, Lakota and other Indian nations, I believe they would be startled to find that so many of these predictions and cures are true.

The White Buffalo Woman

The White Buffalo Woman Legend, or how the Lakota got the Peace Pipe…One summer so long ago that nobody knows how long, the Oceti­Shakowin, the seven sacred council fires of the Lakota Oyate, the nation, came together and camped. The sun shone all the time, but there was no game and the people were starving. Every day they sent scouts to look for game, but the scouts found nothing.

Tunkasila, Grandfather Rock

AUTHOR: Sioux Legend, Myth, Oral Story This legend tells why we should respect rocks.

Unktomi and the Bad Songs
White Buffalo Calf Woman Prophecy