White Hawk and the Star Maiden: Based on a Shawnee Myth
by Jeanie P. Johnson on 2018-01-30
White Hawk thought the legend about the star maidens was merely a myth. However, the wise woman of the tribe told him he would marry a star maiden. When White Hawk actually saw the ‘star basket’ descending from the sky, he didn’t know if it was a dream or whether the legend was coming true? However, if it was true, how was he ever going to catch the star maiden and make her his wife?