Indigenous Peoples' Constellations
Below are some links to help you learn more about the constellations of Indigenous cultures.
- Relearning the Star Stories of Indigenous Peoples - article and audio, star maps near the end of the article.
- Sky Tellers - The Myths, the Magic, and the Mysteries of the Universe
- Resource Guide for Canadian Aboriginal Astronomy - provides information and some links to other sources and stories.
- Sky Stories: Indigenous Astronomy - Content on three Indigenous cultures: Anishinabe, Australian, Blackfoot
- Spanel Planetarium - Brad's Astronomy Pages - Check out "Archaeoastronomy" on the left. Native Sky for multiple cultures' names for the same object.
- Mi'kmaw Astronomy - YouTube playlist
- The Shuswap. Memoirs of the AMNH; v. 4, pt. 7; Publications of the Jesup North Pacific Expedition; v. 2, pt. 7. p161 of the pdf document (597 of the book it was scanned from), has some description of stars from the Shuswap perspective, and references the beliefs of the "Thompson people."
- The Thompson Indians of British Columbia. Memoirs of the AMNH ; v. 2, pt. 4; Publications of the Jesup North Pacific Expedition ; v. 1, pt. 4. p. 183 and 184 of the pdf document (341 and 342 of the book it was scanned from) has information referred to in the above.
- Mythology of the Thompson Indians. Memoirs of the AMNH ; v. 12, pt. 2 pages: 28 of pdf/224 of source; 121 of pdf/317 of source; 125 of pdf/321 of source; 138 of pdf/ 334 of source; 220 of pdf/ 416 of source.
- Traditions of the Quinault Indians. Memoirs of the AMNH ; v. 4, pt. 3; Publications of the Jesup North Pacific Expedition ; v. 2, pt. 3. (Washington State area). Use control F or command F to search for the word "star."