A Story From: Canada
Read Time: ["10 to 15mins"]
For Ages: 5 to 7yrs.

The sun goes dark for three years, and the animals go in search of it.
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"The Long Winter" is based on a story in an article called "Legends of the Slavey Indians of the MacKenzie River" from the Journal of American Folklore, Volume 14, 1901, pp.26-28.

Adapted by Elaine Lindy. © 1998. All rights reserved.


This story is sourced to the Slavey Native Americans, a tribe that still occupies harsh & cold northwestern Canada. This story comes from the area around the MacKenzie River.