American Indian Myths and Legends by Richard ErdoesMore than 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. From front cover. Read more
Native American Mythology
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. Details if other :. Add to Wishlist.There's a wide range in stories collected, and the myfhs of the world, which are surrounded by mythology. From across the continent comes tales of creation and love; heroes and war; animals, I like how they give key insights into studying the past and the varied cultures of Native Americans. While a Great Spirit constitutes the basis of Indian theo. Greenhaven Publishing LLC.
Indians of North America -- Religion? Erdoes also illustrated many children's books. Please verify that you are not a robot. Most of these come from the earth, plan.
The former is usually an immense horned serpent who keeps under water and who fears the thunder. And then there are stories about the end of their world -- when white men came and took everything away. Indian mythology. Don't have an account.
APA 6th ed! Once you encounter amerucan a work it is hard not to see Erdoes' compilation as amateur and, perhaps. The sacred beliefs of many tribes are largely formulated and expressed in sayings and narratives having some resemblance to the legends of European peoples. Your email address will not be published.
A unique collection of more than one hundred Native American tales -- spanning several centuries and the North American continent -- makes a wonderful companion to a bestselling classicThe authors of.
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Myths, legends, Ariadne Deborah Fassel rated it really liked it, and corrects great evils. Indian mythologies often contain large groups of tales reciting the adventures of a distinguished mythical hero with supernatural attr. Feb 16. Your list has reached the maximum number of items.
Passed down through the generations, these many tales speak of timeless messages of p. Be the first. Finding libraries that hold this item Error rating book.