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Coyote and Opossum appear in the stories of a number of tribes.
The mythologies of the indigenous peoples of North America comprise many bodies of traditional "narratives associated with "religion from a "mythographical perspective. "Indigenous North American belief systems include many sacred narratives. Such spiritual stories are deeply based in Nature and are rich with the symbolism of seasons, weather, plants, animals, earth, water, sky and fire. The principle of an all embracing, universal and omniscient "Great Spirit, a connection to the Earth, diverse creation narratives and collective memories of ancient ancestors are common. Traditional worship practices are often a part of tribal gatherings with dance, rhythm, songs and trance (e.g. the "sun dance).
Algonquian (northeastern US, Great Lakes)
From the full moon fell Nokomis - from The Story of Hiawatha, 1910
- "Blackfoot mythology – A North American tribe or "band who currently live in "Alberta and "Montana. Originally west of the Great Lakes in Montana and Alberta as participants in Plains Natives culture.
- "Crow mythology – A North American tribe who currently live in southeastern Montana. The shaman of the tribe was known as an Akbaalia ("healer").
- "Lakota mythology – A North American tribe originally located in "The Dakotas, also known as the "Sioux.
- "Pawnee mythology – A North American tribe originally located in "Nebraska, United States.
Muskogean (Southeastern US) and Iroquois (Northeastern US)
Alaska (United States) and Canada
Uto-Aztecan (Southwestern US and Mexico)
Other southwestern US
- "Aztec, an ancient "Central American empire centered in the valley of Mexico
- "Mayan, an ancient Central American people of southern Mexico and northern Central America.
- "Olmec, an ancient Central American people of south-central Mexico, in the present-day states of "Veracruz and "Tabasco.
- "Purépecha, a Central American people centered around Lake Pátzuaro.
- "Chilote, the cultures of "Chono and "Huilliche, who live on the "Chiloé Archipelago, off the coast of southern "Chile
- "Guaraní, an "indigenous people of the Gran Chaco, especially in "Paraguay and parts of the surrounding areas of "Argentina, "Brazil, and "Bolivia
- "Inca, a South American empire based in the central Andes mountain range
- "Mapuche, an indigenous people of the "Southern Cone, especially in "Chile and some regions of "Argentina
- "Muisca, the indigenous people of the "Altiplano Cundiboyacense in the modern "Eastern Ranges of the "Colombian Andes