Although the stories of Thunderbird and Whale are common among the Native American people in the Pacific Northwest, the native myths vary between tribes.

A Thunderbird totem pole in the Pacific Northwest (Laura Evans)

Hoh and Quileute Tribes

Albert B. Reagan "A Story of the Flood"

Tales from the Hoh and Quileute

Tillamook Tribe

The Thunder-bird A Tillamook Legend