BRIEF GUIDE TO NATIVE AMERICAN MYTHS AND LEGENDS


BRIEF GUIDE TO NATIVE AMERICAN MYTHS AND LEGENDS

LEWIS SPENCE & JON E. LEWIS    Book Number: 82884    Product format: Paperback

Originally published as 'Myths and Legends of the North American Indians' in 1914, this paperback 2013 edition has new material by Jon E. Lewis. Algonquian, Iroquois, Sioux, North-Western Indians and myths and legends of the Pawnees, their gods and heroes, trees and waters, the council of the fishes, a wonderful kettle, the friendly skeleton, the charmed stone, the boy magician, medicine legends, witches and witchcraft, pigmies, stone giants, Hiawatha, eagle worship, the Beaver-woman, fairy wives, moose and otters are some of the many fables described. Totemism, Siouan cosmology, Indian theology, fetishism and animism are among the mythologies. There is an A-Z of the chief gods, spirits and mythical beings and the extensive new material looks at Native American lifestyle, culture and examples of myths from tribes omitted by Spence, such as those of the Inuit. 309pp in paperback.
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ISBN 9781780337876
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