9780394740188

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

Alfonso Ortiz, Richard Erdoes

ISBN 10: 0394740181 / 0-394-74018-1
ISBN 13: 9780394740188
Publisher: Pantheon
Publication Date: 1984
Binding: Softcover
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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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