in Wisconsin History
The creation narrative of the Menominee Indians, from their Web site
Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin History -- Legends
The Menominee "origin story" has been interpreted by many early historians, and, as this site notes, largely misinterpreted. The Menominee Nation web site provides an overview of some of the primary problems with the various versions of the origin story, followed by a shortened version of the story based on information from three Menominee Chiefs.
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|Pub Data:||The Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin official Web site|
|Citation:||The Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin. "History-- Legends." Online facsimile at: http://menominee-nsn.gov/history/earlyMenominees/legends.php; Visited on: 7/22/2014|