American Indian Myths and Legends

From across the continent comes tales of creation and love; heroes and war; animals, tricksters, and the end of the world. “This fine, valuable new gathering of ... tales is truly alive, mysterious, and wonderful—overflowing, that is, ...

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 Selected and edited by Richard Erdoes and Alfonso Ortiz Part of the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library

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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
American Indian Myths and Legends
Language: en
Pages: 527
Authors: Alfonso Ortiz, Richard Erdoes
Categories: Indian mythology
Type: BOOK - Published: 1984 - Publisher:

Books about American Indian Myths and Legends
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.
Legends and Tales of the American West
Language: en
Pages: 464
Authors: Richard Erdoes
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-07-20 - Publisher: Pantheon

From Davy Crockett, Wild Bill Hickok, and Calamity Jane to Paul Bunyan, Pecos Bill, and Frank and Jesse James, here are more than 130 colorful stories of the pioneers, cowboys, outlaws, gamblers, prospectors, and lawmen who settled the wild west, creating a uniquely American hero and an enduringly fascinating folk
Latin American Folktales
Language: en
Pages: 386
Authors: John Bierhorst
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Pantheon

Spanning some five centuries and twenty countries, this collection of traditional lore presents more than one hundred folktales selected from the Hispanic and Indian peoples of Latin America and the Caribbean and includes stories of mischievous tricksters, scheming witches, angels, arrogant aristocrats and humble peasants, and heroes and heroines. 12,500