Day #3 Native Literature: “Thunderbird & Whale”

Today, we discussed the “Thunderbird & Whale” story of the Quileute people of the Pacific Northwest Coast and how the story can be viewed in different terms of “truth” or “reality” concerning oral traditions. Different versions of different truths influence people’s actions and beliefs including Native Americans themselves.There are many kinds of other systems of belief such as science, religion, and stories.

Story of the Quileute People

A Story of the Quileute People

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