The Malicious Mother-in-Law —A North America Algonquian Myth

Eventually the older woman’s grievance attained such proportion that she decided to kill her daughter-in-law.

By

Oliver T. Spedding

A hunter was greatly devoted to his wife who had a gentle and agreeable temperament and each time he returned from the hunt he brought her the most delicious morsels from the game he had killed.

This routine aroused considerable jealousy in the hunter’s mother who lived with them.

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