Myths & Legends of the Cherokee

Native Legends

How the World Was Made

The Eagle’s Revenge

The First Fire

How the Pheasant Beat Corn

Medicine According to Cherokee Legend

Origin of Strawberries

Why the Turkey Gobbles


When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.
— Cherokee

Also See:

Indian Proverbs & Wisdom

Legends, Myths & Tales of Native Americans

Old West Legends

Native American People

Native American Tribes