Description : 50th anniversary edition of a perennial best seller. Tales from the oral tradition of the Indians in the Pacific Northwest.
Description : Myths, personal narratives and historical traditions reveal beliefs and customs of twelve Indian tribes who once lived in the states of Idaho, Montana and Wyoming
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 : Presents the stories and legends gathered by the author and her photographer/illustator husband during their travels in Indian country in the early part of the twentieth-century.
Description : A collection of over one hundred tribal tales drawn from government documents, old periodicals and histories, reports of anthropologists and folklorists, and personal interviews with Indians of Washington and Oregon.
Description : Coyote, Eagle-man, quail, bear, and other charaters relate their adventures in two dozen delightful tales Anna Shaw heard her father tell when she was young. The author, a Pima herself, unfolds twenty-four charming Indian tales as passed down from generation to generation. Simple, and beautiful in design and content. A delight for all ages.
Description : For the cover of this presentation the author has made copies of actual American Indian drawings, arranged them in a collage, and completed it with an acrylic overpaint, which was then antiqued to achieve the effect. This book is a combination of poems by American Poet Laureate, Jean Elizabeth Ward, with such poems as Ozarks Blabbermouth Lissenbee, added to a series of thirty Indian Legends by Margaret Bemister which was published in 1917, with an Indian Pronouncing Library to complete this book, which children and adults alike will enjoy.