Native American Folktales
Pourquoi or Why Tales
• A folk tale that explains how or why
something came to exist.
– How did the stars get in the sk...
Joseph Bruchac
• Author
• Storyteller
• Native American
– Abenacki
Native American People
Cherokee Folktale
• The Beloved Woman
and her people chase
a spirit dog that is
stealing cornmeal.
• What is explaine...
Muskogee Folktale
• The Animals and the
Birds play a game to
determine which
group is better.
• What does this story ...
Exit Ticket
AR Quiz
• The Story of the
Milky Way
•44149
• The Great Ball
Game
•18237
of 7

Native american folktales

Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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Transcripts - Native american folktales

  • 1. Native American Folktales
  • 2. Pourquoi or Why Tales • A folk tale that explains how or why something came to exist. – How did the stars get in the sky? – What causes Thunder? • Often about nature • Characters are usually animals • Have been handed down for many generations
  • 3. Joseph Bruchac • Author • Storyteller • Native American – Abenacki
  • 4. Native American People
  • 5. Cherokee Folktale • The Beloved Woman and her people chase a spirit dog that is stealing cornmeal. • What is explained in this Cherokee Legend?
  • 6. Muskogee Folktale • The Animals and the Birds play a game to determine which group is better. • What does this story explain?
  • 7. Exit Ticket AR Quiz • The Story of the Milky Way •44149 • The Great Ball Game •18237

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