Many of the Stories told by the Elders of the Tule River Indian reservation have been handed down from generation to generation. Almost all of these stories reflect the ways and life of the Tule River Tribes. All of the stories however, carry a strong message to the youth and adults in the region. Significant historical facts on these stories come from Painted Rock. This is a formation located next to the Tule River, on the Reservation. Painted Rock Coyote and the Moon Coyote and the Sun Big Foot – The Hairy Man Soda Springs