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Lore and Legends

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Lore and Legends explores humanities past, present, and future through the lense of the lore and legends built up by dominant cultures like Ancient Egypt, Greece, and more forgotten or ignored groups like the Native Americans or Tribal Africans, as well as modern myths, legends, and phenomena from b… read more



Thunderbirds, one of the great mythical creatures of ancient North America. Some claim they must have originated from sightings of massive, maybe even prehistoric birds. But is there more to the original stories? This episode examines the Thunderbird of cryptozoology fame, and then dives into the myth itself.  

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All music in this episode has been edited and is listed below in order of occurrence:

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 "The Complex" by Kevin MacLeod ( License: CC BY ( Music from 

"Thunder Dreams" by Kevin MacLeod ( License: CC BY (

"Thunder HD" by Marc DiAngelo ( License: CC BY (

"Thunder FX" by Grant Evans ( License: CC BY (

Music from "The Descent" by Kevin MacLeod ( License: CC BY (

Episode Artwork: "ThunderBird Rock Carved Petroglyph in West Central Wisconsin" by Sixa369 License: CC BY (

Primary Source: Erdoes, R., & Crespo, A. O. (1999). American Indian myths and legends. New York, N.Y: Pantheon Books. Available at

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