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Indian Traditions of the Book of Mormon

TitleIndian Traditions of the Book of Mormon
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1955
AuthorsHunter, Milton R.
MagazineImprovement Era
Issue Number6
Date PublishedJune 1955
KeywordsAncient America – Mesoamerica; Mythology; Native Americans – Maya; Popol Vuh; Works of Ixtlilxochitl

This article compares oral traditions of Native American tribes that correspond to Book of Mormon stories. It claims that two ancient Mayan writings, the Works of Ixtlilxochitl and the Popol Vuh, possess remarkable parallels with the Book of Mormon.