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

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9780394740188: American Indian Myths and Legends (The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library)

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.

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

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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.

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