American Indian Myths and Legends

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  • American Indian Myths and Legends

  • Auteur : Richard Erdoes,Alfonso Ortiz
  • Editeur : Pantheon
  • Isbn Code : 080415175X
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Nombre de pages : 544
  • Date de publication : 2013-12-04
  • Évaluation des livres 4.5
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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. With black-and-white illustrations throughout Selected and edited by Richard Erdoes and Alfonso Ortiz Part of the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library

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