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 Iroquois published by Blackwell and written by archaeologist Dean Snow is a comprehensive account of the five nations - Onondagas, Senecas, Mohawks, Oneidas and Cayugas - who together made up the Iroquois Confederacy. He presents detailed information form their origins in prehistory to their dispersal and confinement after the American Revolution. This accessible account by the leading scholar in the filed draws on the widest possible range of archaeological evidence to provide a narrative interpretation of a people with a complex history.