Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Origin of the Cherokee Legend

Surfing around the internet today and looking for the origin of the mythos about the two wolves. First, there are many different titles - some say The One You Feed, some say The Wolf You Feed, some will say Cherokee Legend, and other will say Grandfather Tells.

Below is a post from another blogger regarding the origins of the Mythos, and reason why they do not like it to be attributed to the same Cherokee folklore.

"Stories and sayings attributed to Native Americans have been floating around probably since settlers stopped spending all of their time and energy on not dying. I am not entirely certain why stories that never originated in any indigenous nation are passed around as 'Native American Legends', but listener beware."

Continue reading at:

http://apihtawikosisan.com/2012/02/21/check-the-tag-on-that-indian-story/#comment-26157