American Indian Myths and Legends

American Indian Myths and Legends

Author: Richard Erdoes

Publisher: Pantheon

ISBN: 9780804151757

Category: Fiction

Page: 544

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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
American Indian Myths and Legends
Language: en
Pages: 544
Authors: Richard Erdoes, Alfonso Ortiz
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-12-04 - Publisher: Pantheon

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
Native American Myths and Legends
Language: en
Pages: 527
Authors: Richard Erdoes, Alfonso Ortiz
Categories: Indian mythology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018 - Publisher:

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.
American Indian Trickster Tales
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Richard Erdoes
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999-03-01 - Publisher: Penguin

Of all the characters in myths and legends told around the world, it's the wily trickster who provides the real spark in the action, causing trouble wherever he goes. This figure shows up time and again in Native American folklore, where he takes many forms, from the irascible Coyote of
Native American Storytelling
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Karl Kroeber
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-04-15 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

The myths and legends in this book have been selected both for their excellence as stories and because they illustrate the distinctive nature of Native American storytelling. A collection of Native American myths and legends. Selected for their excellence as stories, and because they illustrate the distinctive nature of Native
American Indian Myths and Legends
Language: en
Pages: 527
Authors: Richard Erdoes, Alfonso Ortiz
Categories: Indian mythology
Type: BOOK - Published: 1984 - Publisher:

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.