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Coyote is the native american trickster god and comes from the mythology of north america read the facts about coyote in our legendary mythology encyclopedia. Although james adair made mention of cherokee witchcraft in 1775, it wasn’t until 1891 that any serious research was published james mooney’s monumental works, “myths of the cherokee”, “sacred formulas of the cherokees” were the culmination of 36 years of research living among the cherokee while working for the bureau of american. Cherokee stories cornish legends encyclopedia mythica encyclopedia of hotcâk (winnebago) mythology myths of mexico and peru native american lore. Most popular myths and legends of the cherokee people, by lowell kirk cherokee myths and legends by lowell sacred bird to most native american. Native american african-american myths & legends and to the east the settlements still had problems with the cherokee nation.