The Song of Hiawatha is an epic poem which features Native American characters. The epic relates the fictional adventures of an Ojibwe warrior named Hiawatha and the tragedy of his love for Minnehaha, a Dakota woman. Events in the story are set in the Pictured Rocks area on the south shore of Lake Superior. Poem is based on oral traditions surrounding the figure of Manabozho, but it also contains innovations.
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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882). One of Americas best loved poets, Longfellow drew on his own experience of domestic tragedy to produce some of the most moving and honest poems ever written.