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American Indian Myths and Legends (Pantheon Fairy Tale & Folklore Library)

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Publisher Comments:

This magnificent collection gathers 160 tales from 80 tribal gathers to offer a rich and lively panorama of the Native American mythic heritage. From all across the continent come tales of creation and love, of heroes and war, of animals, tricksters, and the end of the world. Alfonso Ortiz, an eminent anthropologist, and Richard Erdoes, an artist and master storyteller, Indian voices in the best folkloric sources of the nineteenth century to make this the most comprehensive and authentic volume of American Indian myths available anywhere.

With black-and-white drawings throughout.

This book is part of the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library.

Synopsis:

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

About the Author

Richard Erdoes is co-editor of American Indian Myths and Legends and the author of, among many other books, Lakota Woman; Lame Deer, Seeker of Visions; and Saloons of the Old West. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

 

Alfonso Ortiz was a Native American scholar, anthropologist, activist and author. His works included, The Tewa World: Space, Time, Being and Becoming in a Pueblo Society.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780394740188
Editor:
Erdoes, Richard
Editor:
Ortiz, Alfonso
Editor:
Erdoes, Richard
Editor:
Ortiz, Alfonso
Author:
Ortiz, Alfonso
Author:
hard
Author:
Erdoes, Ed
Author:
Erdoes, Ric
Author:
Erdoes, Richard
Publisher:
Pantheon Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Native American Studies
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology - Mythology
Subject:
Mythology and folklore
Subject:
Indian mythology
Subject:
Indian mythology -- North America.
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
Mythology-General
Subject:
Native American-General Native American Studies
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Pantheon Fairy Tale & Folklore Library (Paperback)
Series Volume:
27, pt. 1
Publication Date:
19850831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
544
Dimensions:
9.1 x 6.1 x 1.4 in 1.625 lb

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