Trickster Tales

The Native American Trickster

Coyote - The Coyote trickster in Native American culture plays many roles.  He can be wise and trick others, foolish and be tricked himself, the creator, a culture hero, or a messenger.    

The African Trickster

Anansi (spider trickster)- Anansi is known for being wise, clever, and skillful when it comes to his speech.  He is also a culture hero and is responsible for creating some of the things that people have.