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Main Title American Indian myths and legends /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Erdoes, Richard,
Ortiz, Alfonso,
Publisher Pantheon Books,
Year Published 1984
OCLC Number 10799274
ISBN 0394507967; 9780394507965; 0394740181; 9780394740188; 9780329097110; 0329097113; 9780844669267; 0844669261; 0965222012; 9780965222013; 0318020645; 9780318020648
Subjects Indians of North America--Northwest, Pacific--Folklore ; Indian mythology--North America ; Indians of North America--Folklore ; Indians, North American ; Pacific Northwest ; Geschichte ; Legende ; Indianer ; Indiens--Amérique du Nord--Légendes ; Indiens--Amérique du Nord--Mythologie ; Native Americans--North America--Folklore ; Indians of North America--Literature ; USA ; Indiens--Amâerique du Nord--Lâegendes ; Indiens--Amâerique du Nord--Mythologie ; Indiens--Amerique du Nord--Legendes ; Indiens--Amerique du Nord--Religion et mythologie
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EKBM  E98.F6A47 1984 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 07/20/2007
EOAM  E98.F6A47 1984 Region 8 Technical Library/Denver,CO 05/16/2011
ERAM  E98.F6A47 1984 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 07/30/2014
Edition 1st ed.
Collation xv, 527 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series statement from jacket. Includes bibliographical references (pages 522-525) and index.
Contents Notes
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. Indian (Native American) myths and legends of creation, sun, moon, stars, heroes, monsters, warriors, love, lust, Coyote the trickster, animals, ghosts, and the end of the world. 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. In addition to mining the best folkloric sources of the nineteenth century, the editors have also included a broad selection of contemporary Native American voices. --! From front cover.