Tag Archives: Creation Story

Critical Commentary

What one needs to know about the content of the periodicals which the Carlisle Indian Industrial School has published, is that every publication of these magazines was edited by the so-called “Man-on-the-Bandstand” to insure that those publications were suitable for … Continue reading

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Critical Commentary

“A Legend of the Pottawatomi” is an origin story that explains the start of the Pottawatomi Indian Race. Origin stories are also known as “narratives”, “creation stories” or myths”. However it is important to note that “creation stories” are focused … Continue reading

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Cora Elm (Oneida)

Biography | Historical and Cultural Context | Critical Commentary | Further Reading “The Creation of the Earth.” Cora Elm, Oneida. “HERE are some of the old Indians who believe that for a long time the human race lived in the clouds while this … Continue reading

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