Indian myths and legends

Indian myths and legends

NA myths legends beliefs purpose for a school actuve study study for my native americans test

published on November 15, 20137 responses 1

What form did a trickster usually have in a Native American Myth?

An animal
a shamin
a human
a devil

What kind of characteristics did the trickster usually have

a devil
an animal
a human
a shamin

What was the purpose of a myth?

to explain something
entertainment
to teach a lesson

in which does the main character most of the time have the ability to cheat his enemies

Myth
Legend
Both

which is often based off of something that really happened to on a person who really existed

myth
legend
both

Which was used to explain local customs and natural phenomena

myth
legend
both

in which is there sometimes a shaman

myth
legend
both

What is a shaman

part doctor and part blacksmith
part doctor and part priest
part blacksmith and part priest

Which is a Native American Belief

that if you hurt something for no reason it will have a good effect
that swiss cheese is the worst
everything is somehow connected in a way

Which of these could be used as a trickster in an NA story

a human
coyote
a devil