American Indian myths and legends


Format:
Book


Secondary title:
Pantheon fairy tale & folklore library; Variation: Pantheon fairy tale & folklore library.


Author(s):
Erdoes, Richard Ortiz, Alfonso


Keyword(s):
Indians of North America -- Northwest, Pacific -- Folklore. Indian mythology -- North America. Indiens -- AmÈrique du Nord -- LÈgendes. Indiens -- AmÈrique du Nord -- Religion et mythologie. Indiens -- AmÈrique du Nord -- LÈgendes. Indiens -- AmÈrique du Nord -- Mythologie. Geschichte. Legende. Indianer. USA.


Year:
1984


Pages:
xv, 527 p.


Publisher:
Pantheon Books


Publisher location:
New York


Accession number:
10799274


Label:
Box 6


Notes:
ill. ; 24 cm. 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. Series statement from jacket./ Includes bibliographical references (p. 522-525) and index. selected and edited by Richard Erdoes and Alfonso Ortiz. Book


Language:
English


Call number:
LC: E98.F6; Dewey: 398.2/08997; NLC: E98 F6


ISBN:
ISBN: 0394507967; 9780394507965; 0394740181 (pbk.); 9780394740188 (pbk.); National Library: 930068696 LCCN: 84-42669


Edition:
1st


Abstract:
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.


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