American Indian Myths and Legends

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ABOUT AMERICAN INDIAN MYTHS AND LEGENDS

 

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
Part of the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folkore Library

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

RICHARD ERDOES (1912–2008) was an artist, photographer, Native American rights activist, and author or editor of more than twenty books, including Lakota Woman and Lame Deer, Seeker of Visions.

ALFONSO ORTIZ (1939–1997) was a Native American scholar, anthropologist, activist and author. His works include The Tewa World: Space, Time, Being and Becoming in a Pueblo Society and The Pueblo. 

Paperback | $22.00
Published by Pantheon
Aug 12, 1985 | 544 Pages | 6-1/8 x 9-1/8| ISBN 9780394740188