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American Indian myths and legends

Author: Richard Erdoes; Alfonso Ortiz
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, ©1984.
Series: Pantheon fairy tale & folklore library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Legends
Folklore
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
American Indian myths and legends.
New York : Pantheon Books, ©1984
(OCoLC)558037351
Online version:
American Indian myths and legends.
New York : Pantheon Books, ©1984
(OCoLC)631001441
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Erdoes; Alfonso Ortiz
ISBN: 0394507967 9780394507965 0394740181 9780394740188 9780329097110 0329097113 9780844669267 0844669261 0965222012 9780965222013
OCLC Number: 10799274
Notes: Series statement from jacket.

Southwestern University A. Frank Smith, Jr. Library Center notes:
Includes index.
Description: xv, 527 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Rabbit boy kicked that blood clot around: tales of human creation --
The place of emergence: tales of world creation --
The eye of the great spirit: tales of the sun, moon, and stars --
Ordeals of the hero: monsters and monster slayers --
Counting coup: war and the warrior code --
The sound of flutes: tales of love and lust --
Coyote laughs and cries: trickster tales --
Four legs, two legs, and no legs: stories of animals and other people --
Something whistling in the night: ghosts and the spirit world --
Only the rocks and mountains last forever: visions of the end.
Series Title: Pantheon fairy tale & folklore library.
Responsibility: selected and edited by Richard Erdoes and Alfonso Ortiz.
Local System Bib Number:
135801

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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.
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