Sky Woman Origin Story Handout

The story of the Sky Woman is the story of a goddess of the Iroquois (Haudenosaunee) – an Indigenous tribe of Canada and northern New York state. In the legend, the Sky Woman falls from an island in the sky and creates a home on the back of a turtle that eventually grows to become her home and the land where she grows the Iroquois culture.

Print out and color the handout below to learn more about the story of the Sky Woman.