Language. This poem by Longfellow is one of the classics of American 19th-century poetry. If you are interested in learning about the connections between American literature and Native American storytelling traditions, this is the unit you should read!
Story Length. This is one continuous story, although it is divided up into separate episodes which recur one after another. What you will be reading here is one half of the complete poem, leading up to the marriage of Hiawatha and Minnehaha.
Navigation. You will find the table of contents below, and you can also use this link to see the story posts displayed on two pages total: Hiawatha. Click "Older Posts" at the bottom of that page to see the second page.
- The Four Winds
- The Four Winds (cont.)
- Hiawatha's Childhood
- Hiawatha and Mudjekeewis
- Hiawatha and Mudjekeewis (cont.)
- Hiawatha's Fasting
- Hiawatha's Fasting (cont.)
- Hiawatha's Friends
- Hiawatha's Sailing
- Hiawatha's Fishing
- Hiawatha and the Pearl-Feather
- Hiawatha and the Pearl-Feather (cont.)
- Hiawatha's Wooing
- Hiawatha's Wooing (cont.)
- Hiawatha's Wedding-Feast
- The Son of the Evening Star
- The Son of the Evening Star (cont.)