Charles G. Leland was an American scholar, humorist, essayist and folklorist. In accordance with journalist’s working, Charles G. Leland travelled extensively and became interested in folklore and folk linguistics. During his travels he lived and studied with the Algonquin Indians for months at the same time recording their stories, myths and legends. “How Master Lox Played A Trick On Mrs. Bear” is a Native legend about Mrs. Bear, who is easy as regarded people, and thinks well of everybody, and trusts all. So she takes in for a house-mate another old woman, and once they become the object of mischief of Lox, the Wolverine, or Indian Devil. The colorful and enigmatic Indians stories, accompanied with author’s notes and elucidations, will be undoubted pleasant to you and your children. Enjoy the reading!