Description : Gathers thirteen stories about the four seasons, why animals fear the porcupine, a hunter who lives with his prey, and the treachery of two corn maidens
Description : 90 stories from tribes throughout the U.S. and Canada cover a wide range of subjects: tales of creation, heroes, witchcraft, monsters, romance, enchantment, tricksters, and more. Includes, among others, "The Origin of Daylight" (Tsimshian), "The Flying Head" (Oneida), "The Enchanted Moccasins" (Maskego), and "The Rabbit Goes Duck Hunting" (Cherokee).
Description : This collection of stories represents the origin, myths and legends of American Indians from over 15 major tribes and 48 states of the U.S.A. These timeless tales tell of the Native American's sacred beliefs passed down from generation to generation. "The American Indian was a natural storyteller. Seeing, as he did, an omen in every shifting shade of the clouds, a sign in the changing leaf, a token of beauty or ugliness in different places in the wildwood, he knew no rock nor river, lake nor mountain, valley nor hillside that did not speak of some attraction, some vision of race, some deed of valor, incident of love or remembrance of wrong. These memories lived in stories that were told and retold to each succeeding generation, from time immemorial." - Johanna R. M. Lyback. INDIAN LEGENDS was originally published in 1925 by Lyons and Carnahan and reprinted by Tipi Press of St. Joseph's Indian School in its original form in hopes of keeping wonderful myths and legends of the American Indian alive for generations to come. The 279-page book features over 100 illustrations. Available from Tipi Press, St. Joseph's Indian School, Chamberlain, SD 57326; 605-734-3300; FAX: 605-734-3480.
Description : 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
Description : Six tales of witches, and wizardry, perilous journeys, wise animals, frightful giants and beautiful princesses, among them the legendary Fire-Bird, and more. Newly reset in large, easy-to-read type, with 6 new illustrations.
Description : Seven authentic Native American tales, among them "The Little Boy and Girl in the Clouds," "The Child of the Evening Star," and "The Boy Who Snared the Sun." 29 new illustrations.
Description : Contents: The fate of the children of Lir -- The tale of Ivan -- The shephard of Myddvai -- Morraha -- The story of Deirdre -- The Llanfabon changeling -- Beth Gellert -- The sea-maiden.
Description : DIVRemarkable study, based on exacting research, unravels the tangled threads of Sacajawea's family life, describes her personal traits, and significant services she rendered during a grand adventure that would forever alter American history. /div