Native American Storytelling: A Reader of Myths and Legends by scholar Karl Kroeber provides an introduction to understanding Native American stories in this colelction of 22 stories. The stories are taken from early sources recorded and translated by missionaries, anthropologists, and other non-Aboriginal sources. Stories from Seenca, Onondaga Stone Giants), Blackfoot, Navajo, Cherokee, Sioux, and Inuit peoples are included. Kroeber explains his understanding of stories and storytelling from the Humanities perspective. The selectections cover all the major cultural areas of North America.