The Heart of the First Oak
- Story of Oaks. // News from Native California;Fall2005, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p25
This article presents a story about oak varieties, including tanbark acorns.
- Acorns Were Not Always Bitter. // News from Native California;Fall2005, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p25
This article presents a legend about the bitter taste of acorns. According to Cahuilla oral literature, acorns were not always bitter. It is said that two powerful shamans had an argument. One of them caused all acorns to become bitter to harm the other shaman. Since that time it has been...
- The Legend of the Sylphs. // Skipping Stones;Jan/Feb2001, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p22
Narrates a legend of the sylphs. Sylph song.
- HOW THE GODS BROUGHT MAIZE . // Cricket;May2002, Vol. 29 Issue 9, p9
Presents the Aztec legend 'How the Gods Brought Maize,' retold by Eric Kimmel.
- Light to the World. Cantu, Tony // World & I;Dec2002, Vol. 17 Issue 12, p152
Part I. Presents several Mexican folk stories. Legend of the sun and the moon; Stories about geographical phenomena; Details on the fable of La Llorona.
- South Africa, a land of beauty. Clark, Domini // South Africa: The Land;2000, p4
This article presents the legend of South Africa. According to legend, a woman named Mujaji once ruled an empire in central Africa. Mujaji, who was also known as the Rain Queen, had the power to make it rain if she was pleased or dry up the land if she was angry. Many years ago, the Rain Queen...
- Foreword. Dassow, Ethel // Heroes & Heroines in Tlingit-Haida Legend;1989, preceding p1
This article provides an overview of oral literature in Southeast Alaska. The literature deals with significant events in tribal, clan or family history, with adventures and misadventures of folk heroes, with supernatural forces, and with relationships and interchanges between human and nonhuman...
- Awesome Acorns Activities. // Spider;Sep2010, Vol. 17 Issue 7, p20
The article offers information on different Acorn activities including Acorn cap whistling and looking for sinking or swimming Acorns in water.
- AN ACORN BECOMES A TREE. // National Geographic Little Kids;Jul/Aug2013, Issue 39, p18
Several photographs depicting the evolution of an acorn seed into a big oak tree are presented.