There once lived a king and queen who longed for a baby daughter.
The flowers were introduced to Ocracoke in the early days of the twentieth century by a gentleman from Washington, North Carolina who was just as colorful as the gaillardia, Joseph Nash Bell, Jr.
this natural phenomenon known as the “Aurora Borealis” or “Northern lights”,
Back in ancient times when the people were more pure and could converse with the animals and the Creator would visit with them,
In those days each chief had a messenger who delivered notices and messages to distant places. Journeys even in summer were difficult; unheard of during the winter when there were no moccasins.
A very very long time back, so far back that it is hard to remember, there were the Sapalla people. They lived in a beautiful and plentiful land, full of mountains, vast plains and a beautiful, large lake, full of fish and birds.
According to a legend, fireflies were simply “flies” a longtime ago before they were called fireflies.
Tzunuum, the hummingbird, was created by the Great Spirit as a tiny, delicate bird with extraordinary flying ability.
The name tulip originates from the Turkish word, ~tulbend~ meaning turban, because it resembled the colorful Turkish tulband (turban). The word was later changed to ~tulipan~ and much later, abbreviated to tulip.
According to popular legend, the origin of coffee can be traced to the day, maybe a thousand years ago, when an Abyssinian (Ethiopian) goatherd named Kaldi
Quetzalcóatl, who loved them deeply gave them the gift of a very special plant. This plant had been jealously guarded by the other gods because they extracted a drink which was reserved only for the gods themselves
Long ago, In Maya Land, flowers, birds, trees, butterflies and mammals appeared in other colors and shapes than those of today. Halach-Uinic, the Great Spirit guarded over all the Maya World.