The Theft of Thor's Hammer
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Little Red Riding Hood
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White Hawk, the Lazy
In her 19th century book American Indian Fairy Tales, Margaret Compton recorded the story of "White Hawk, the Lazy." In this tale, a young man named White Hawk disguises himself as a girl and marr...
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