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Makah Legends

Northern Lights (aurora borealis)

The Makah Indians of Washington State thought the lights were fires in the Far North, over which a tribe of dwarfs, half the length of a canoe paddle and so strong they caught whales with their hands, boiled blubber.

Tsunami Legend - Pacific Northwest Indians have a legend about a Tsunami.

Earthquake Legend - Indian Legends possibly about earthquakes.

Children Stolen by Cannibal Basket Woman Legend - Native American legend (Makah).

Creation Legend - How the Animals and Birds were created legend.

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