Sacred Stories Shorts

Explore the cultural stories featured in Native America through animation.

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Native America

Inca Origins

A temple at the center of Cuzco, Peru, marks the place of Inca origins.

Inca Origins

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The Comanche and the Horse

The Comanche adapt the horse as a powerful ally in the fight to protect their way of life.

The Comanche and the Horse

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A Gift of Corn to the Choctaw

Choctaw traditions link their mounds with their ancestors, corn, and the sky.

A Gift of Corn to the Choctaw

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The Teotihuacan Fire Ceremony

The gods gather in Teotihuacan to sacrifice themselves in order to create the world.

The Teotihuacan Fire Ceremony

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Hopi Origin Story

Many Native American peoples share a belief that they emerged from the earth.

Hopi Origin Story