How the Rainbow was Born-Native American Myths and Folktales

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How the Rainbow was Born –This play about how rainbows came to be is a folktale all about rainbows and colors. includes cross-curricular extension activities and book links.This folktale or myth originated with the Zapotecs who lived over 2500 years ago. This play is perfect for studies of ancient civilizations or for Nature Studies. Other Native American legends and Myths include:

Spreading the Sun  a Cherokee Myth for grades 3+

Gray Fox and the Eagles a Native American folktale for grades 3+


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