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

Imprint New York : Pantheon Books, c1984.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    398.2089 AME    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xv, 527 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Pantheon fairy tale & folklore library
Note Series statement from jacket.
Includes index.
Bibliography Bibliography: p. 522-525.
Contents 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.
Subject Indians of North America -- Folklore.
Indian mythology -- North America.
Indiens -- Amérique du Nord -- Légendes.
Indiens -- Amérique du Nord -- Religion et mythologie.
Added Author Erdoes, Richard, 1912-2008-
Ortiz, Alfonso, 1939-1997-
ISBN 0394507967 $19.95
0394740181 (pbk.)

 
    
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