The Drove Roads of Scotland

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It's true!" cries Andre at the Salvation Army shelter on NW 38th Street. "It mean there's no one left in the sky watching us but demons." The concubine was very taken with the child, took him home, played with him for half an hour, and sent him back carefully without tampering with any of his ornaments. He went also to Pelekunu, Waikolu and Kalawao, even to Kalaupapa, the present home of the lepers. Anonymous. 'Poetic Talent of Aborigines of Australia: War Songs and Wife's Lament for a Husband who was Killed', Sydney Morning Herald, 15 March 1848.
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Common Threads: Festivals of Folklore and Literature for

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Bea worked for the Colorado Council on the Arts as a regional folklorist and was a force behind the CCA/NEA project Ties that Bind, a multimedia kit about Colorado’s many folk traditions for school teachers. Some believed that even well-intentioned mermaids would cause great danger to men who believed they saw a woman drowning and would dive into the waters to save them. Many tried to reach and take it out, but were unable, and before the sun set that day Kamohoalii, the King of Hana, died, being choked and strangled to death by the fish.
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Women and Folklore: A Bibliographic Survey

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There are some Goths that may be less than friendly to people outside the subculture as a defense mechanism from torment that they've suffered all too much before, but on the wholeside, Goths are generally very nice and open-minded people. Life is very complicated and demanding, and those things that keep our spirits up and keep us happy have special value. Organized alphabetically, the coverage includes Native American creation myths, "tall tales" like George Washington chopping down his father's cherry tree and the adventures of "King of the Wild Frontier" Davy Crockett, through to today's "urban myths."
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Etruscan Roman Remains

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The animals that ate or touched it acquired fat in their bodies. [ Barnouw, pp. 63-69] The evil serpent Meshekenabek carried off Manobozho's cousin into a deep lake. The guide gives a circumstantial account of the saint’s appearance to his father, Dan Crotty, but it was probably at least ‘dressed to amuse the quality,’—a pestilential custom, encouraged by former generations of thoughtless gentry and originating many a sham legend. Here, its partially confined waters burst forth with considerable force, and struggle on among the opposing rocks for some distance; there, collected in a little basin, its limpid waves, pure as the drops of dew from the womb of the morning, circle round in ceaseless eddies, until they get within the influence of the downward current, when away they whirl, with a gurgling, happy sound, as if joyous at being released from their temporary confinement.
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More folktales among the Igbo

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But it all starts with Arceus, the first. For more on the Valkyries and other Norse Legends, as well as Slavic, even Finno-Ugaric Legends- keep scrolling down... I was questioned myself by a well-meaning, Catholic relative, who had been asked by my children to read from D’aulaire’s Book of Greek Myths. Means "freer of horses" from Greek hippos "horse" and lyien "to loosen". How Jack Went to Seek His Fortune, version 1 (USA). Others say that the firebird is just a bird that flies around giving hope to those who need it.
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Tokoloshi: African folk-tales

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It is held on May the 1st, and is the spring equivalent of Hallowe'en. He felt [247]conscious that it was Aiai his father, therefore he went there and Aiai showed him the place of the pa (fish-hook) called Kahuai, and he said to his son: �Here will I stay till you return; be quick.� Upon Puniaiki reaching the landing the canoes were quickly made ready to depart, and as they reached Kapapoko and Pakaka, at the sea of Kuloloia, they went on to Ulukua, now the lighthouse location of Honolulu harbor.
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My Life in San Juan Pueblo: STORIES OF ESTHER MARTINEZ

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Only a few stories form an exception to this rule—such as the Magic Flight or Obstacle myth—which are in themselves complex, the parts having no inner connection, and which have nevertheless a very wide distribution. Amelia was very scared to go check on the noise because it was so unusual for her house. The cat's feet went pure white as they had touched the holy man's skin. The animals and birds found they were both related to the platypus family; even the reptiles found some relationship; and everyone agreed that the platypuses were an old race.
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Simple Wisdom : Yanomami (Little Wisdom Library/Tribal

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She was loved by both Zeus and Poseidon, but because of a prophecy that her son would be greater than his father, the gods gave her in marriage to a mortal, Peleus. TV news kept it secret, but homeless children in shelters across the country report being awakened from troubled sleep and alerted by dead relatives. Sample programs for the several special fields are available through the head tutor’s office, but each student should work out the details of his or her own Plan of Study with the committee member or members representing the particular special fields.
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Timeless Myths: How Ancient Legends Influence the Modern

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They invite a storyteller/writer/poet/teacher every Saturday for an interactive storytelling programme for children between 3 and 6 years old. However, they have collected a number of translations of Mesopotamian Myths (by Dalley, Kramer, Jacobsen and others) on their Babylonia and Near Eastern Resources page. Another form of tale, the parable, differs from myth in its purpose and character. This is the secret story shelter children will tell only in hushed voices, for it reveals Bloody Mary's mystery: God's final days before his disappearance were a waking dream.
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Cyril Ashley: A Tale

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Title, author, pub. year, and brief summary. As time went on, the Jade Emperor became more and more remote to men, and it became customary to approach him through his doorkeeper, the Transcendental Dignitary. Only they survived the flood, which covered all the land. Her name was first spoken in hushed tones among children all over America nearly twenty years ago. Indian Influence The Philippines has cultural ties with India through the Indianized kingdoms of Southeast Asia.
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