American Indian Myths and Legends

American Indian Myths and Legends

Pub. price: $21.00

ISBN10: 0394740181 ISBN13: 9780394740188 Contributors: Ortiz, Alfonso Publisher: Pantheon Books Published: Sep 1 1985 Weight: 1.70lbs. Height: 9.00" Width: 6.25" Depth: 1.25" Language: English

Publisher's Comments

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

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