Sky Woman and the Big Turtle
Iroquois myths and legends were an important way for customs, beliefs, and histories to be passed down orally through the generations. These myths often explain natural events. In this creation myth, the creation of Earth by Sky Woman and Big Turtle is told. The Iroquois nature myth is retold in this brilliantly illustrated Native American Myth. Short Tales is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO Publishing Group. Grades 3-6.