Tagged: folklore

The Birth of the Hummingbird 0

The Birth of the Hummingbird

Legends and folklore are fascinating, often mixing the physical with spiritual and metaphysical perceptions. There are many legends of the hummingbird, and this poem takes a legend approach to the creation of the hummingbird....

The Stories of the Thunderbird 0

The Stories of the Thunderbird

With both Cheyenne and Arapaho the thunder (ha’a’) is a large bird, with a brood of smaller ones, and carries in its talons a number of arrows with which it strikes the victim of...