Creation Stories
Origins of the Universe Unit of IMPACTT
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Collections of Stories

Stories & Folk Tales

Native American Stories

Inuit - The Origin of Light

Tuskegee - The Origin of Earth

Paiute - Why the North Star Stands Still

Tlingit - In the Beginning

Apache Creation Story

How the Hopi Indians Reached Their World

Plains Indians - The Morning Star

Northwest Indians - Coyote and Multnomah Falls

Why the North Star Stands Still

Zuni - The genesis of the worlds or the beginning of newness

Inuit - The Origin of the Winds

Crow brings Daylight

How the sky came to be

Why there are clouds

The Iroquois Creation

MicMac Creation Story

"Curriculum Materials: World Mythology"


Asian Stories


"Japanese myth- The palace under the sea"

"Japanese- A brush daub on the heavens"

"Japanese myth- The serpent with eight heads"

Chinese - Pan Gu makes the world

"Sumerian MYTHOLOGY"

Himalayan Stories - Mount Kailas and Lake Manasarovar

African Stories

Folk Stories from South Africa

Read: XIX & XXVI


European Stories

Norse Creation Myth

Classical Western Mythology

Science and Stories