Friday, March 25, 2016

The Iroquois Indians Belief in Fairies

The Iroquois Indians Belief in Fairies



In contradistinction to their belief in giants, the Iroquois imagined the existence of a race of  fairies, who had many of the attributes of the Teutonic gnomes. They were responsible for the beauty of terrestrial scenery, which they carved and sculptured in cliff, scar, and rock, and, like the thunder-gods, they protected the human race against the many monsters which infested the world in early times.