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Native American myths and legends / selected and edited by Richard Erdoes and Alfonso Ortiz.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Pantheon fairy tale & folklore library.
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Noble Co PL - East (Avilla) CLASSIC ERD (Text) 38131004597034 NCPLE-Classic Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780525615064
  • ISBN: 0525615067
  • Physical Description: xv, 527 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: Proprietary edition, 2018 Sterling.
  • Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Series statement from title page verso.
Originally published as American Indian myths and legends in 1984.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 522-525) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Rabbit boy kicked that blood clot around: tales of human creation -- The place of emergence: tales of world creation -- The eye of the great spirit: tales of the sun, moon, and stars -- Ordeals of the hero: monsters and monster slayers -- Counting coup: war and the warrior code -- The sound of flutes: tales of love and lust -- Coyote laughs and cries: trickster tales -- Four legs, two legs, and no legs: stories of animals and other people -- Something whistling in the night: ghosts and the spirit world -- Only the rocks and mountains last forever: visions of the end.
Summary, etc.:
More than 160 tales from eighty tribal groups gives us a rich and lively panorama of the Native American mythic heritage. From across the continent comes tales of creation and love; heroes and war; animals, tricksters, and the end of the world.
Subject: Indians of North America > Northwest, Pacific > Folklore.
Indian mythology > North America.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Folklore & Mythology.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / American / Native American Studies.
FICTION / Classics.
FICTION / Action & Adventure.

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Pantheon fairy tale & folklore library.

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