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Indian Folklore Related to Corn

Maize in Oral Traditions
Provides the origin of corn from the perspective of several contrasting Indian traditions

How Corn Came to the Earth
Tells how Mother-Corn brings corn to the Earth

The Hermit, or The Gift of Corn
Another version of the Sioux tale explaining how corn was found and preserved

The Story of the Corn Husk Doll
An Iroquois story telling why cornhusk dolls have no face

The Coming of the Corn
Traditional Cherokee story telling how corn came to be

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