Title(s): Turkey Makes the Corn and Coyote Plants It; American Indian Myths and Legends
Traditional; Richard Erdoes (Editor); Alfonso Ortiz (Editor)
Description: Turkey teaches people how to grow corn, but Coyote doesn't learn the lesson.
Excerpt: Long ago when all the animals talked like people, Turkey overheard a boy begging his sister for food. “What does your little brother want?” he asked the girl.
“He’s hungry, but we have nothing to eat,” she said.
When Turkey heard this, he ...