Tricksters

Ma'ii and Cousin Horned Toad: A Traditional Navajo Story

By Shonto Begay

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A lazy, conniving coyote takes advantage of all his animal cousins until a horned toad teaches him a lesson he never forgets.

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Iktomi Loses His Eyes: A Plains Indian Story

By Paul Goble

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Iktomi the trickster has trouble after losing his eyes (temporarily!) when he greedily misuses a magical trick.

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Iktomi and the Ducks: A Plains Indian Story

By Paul Goble

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After outwitting some ducks, Iktomi, the Indian trickster, is outwitted by Coyote.

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Iktomi and the Buzzard: A Plains Indian Story

By Paul Goble

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Iktomi the trickster tries to fool a buzzard into carrying him across the river on the buzzard's back.

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