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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Related Topics: Early Native Peoples
First Peoples
Creator: Menominee Tribe
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: 7/31/2014
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