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American Indian Myths And Legends

American Indian Myths And Legends - 84 edition

American Indian Myths And Legends - 84 edition

ISBN13: 9780394740188

ISBN10: 0394740181

American Indian Myths And Legends by Richard Erdoes and Alfonso  Eds. Ortiz - ISBN 9780394740188
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 84
Copyright: 1984
Publisher: Pantheon Books
Published: 1984
International: No
American Indian Myths And Legends by Richard Erdoes and Alfonso  Eds. Ortiz - ISBN 9780394740188

ISBN13: 9780394740188

ISBN10: 0394740181

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 84

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Summary

Erdoes and Ortiz "have edited, translated and transcribed oral stories, classic accounts, and tales from 19th century sources.The book is divided into ten parts that arrange the tales of various tribes by theme, i.e., creation stories, trickster tales and tales of ghosts and the spirit world.There are introductory annotations to individual tales, and a note at the end of each tale giving its origin.Each section has a two or three page introduction.The book has . . . an appendix listing tribes in alphabetical order with a short description of each tribe." (Voice Youth Advocates) Bibliography. Index of tales.

Gathering 160 tales from 80 tribal groups to offer a rich and lively panorama of the Native American mythic heritage. 100 drawings.

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