Shares the Native American legends about Mount Hood and Mount St. Helen.
Explains the significance of Crater Lake to Native people before the arrival of white people.
Kalamath legend shared by the Crater Lake Institute.
This video of a musical event shares the Crater Lake creation story.
“Many Native American tribes in the Pacific Northwest believed that powerful spirits lived on top of mountains. Spirits you wouldn’t want to mess with.”
This page has legends listed by tribe, so click on Pacific Northwest tribes like Tlingit, Tillamook, Salish, Klamath and others to find tales related to this area.
Some scary legends from the Pacific Northwest Native people.
“Although the stories of Thunderbird and Whale are common among the Native American people in the Pacific Northwest, the native myths vary between tribes.”
This site for a class on folklore contains many Pacific Northwest tales.
Some Pacific Northwest monsters from Native tales.
This article mentions spiritual reasons ancient people explored the mountains.
This site share the mythology around the Cascade mountain range.
This site explains what some natural plants, animals and minerals represented to the Haida, and in their legends.
Sasquatch has Native American origins, and is part of some traditional belief systems.
Native American legends about volcanoes.
Pacific Northwest mythologies (among others)record earthquakes and tsunamis of the past.
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