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American Indian mythology [by] Alice Marriott and Carol K. Rachlin.

; Rachlin, Carol K., author
New York, Crowell [1968] .
ISBN 9780690072013, 0690072015

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George Washington
Mt. Vernon campus stacks
E98.F6 M24 1968 Available Request
American
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Catholic
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UDC
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Other Authors Rachlin, Carol K.,
Subjects Indians of North America -- Folklore.
Indians of North America.
Description xii, 211 pages illustrations 23 cm
Copyright Date [1968]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-211).
Summary Information about mythology of various tribes of Indians of North America; Cheyenne, Modoc, Iroquoian, Kiowa, Fox (Musquakie), Tewa, Navaho, Zuni, Choctaw, Chickasaw, Mikasuki, Jicarilla Apache, Sauk, Comanche, Ponca, and Hopi.
Contents The world beyond ours. How the world was made (Cheyenne) -- How the world was made (Modoc) -- How the sun came (Cheyenne) -- The sky beings : thunder and his helpers (Iroquoian) -- The waters beneath : fifty young men and a turtle (Cheyenne) -- The waters beneath : the underwater village (Kiowa) -- The waters beneath : the great river monster (Cheyenne) -- The stars above : pursuit of the bear (Musquakie, Fox) -- The stars above : Long Sash and his people (Tewa) -- The world around us. How the people came to the middle place (Tewa) -- Nanih Waya : the sacred bluff (Choctaw and Chickasaw) -- How the half boys came to be (Kiowa) -- Male and female created he them : the river of separation (Navajo) -- To feed my people : the coming of corn (Zuni) -- To feed my people : the coming of corn (Cheyenne) -- To feed my people : the coming of corn (Mikasuki) -- To feed my people : the coming of buffalo (Jicarilla Apache) -- To feed my people : the race between the buffalo and man (Cheyenne) -- How and why : the painted turtle (Sauk) -- How and why : why the bear waddles when he walks (Comanche) -- How and why : don't be greedy story (Comanche) -- How horses came to the Navaho (Navajo) -- The end of the world : the buffalo go (Kiowa) -- The world we live in now. Saynday and smallpox : the white man's gift (Kiowa) -- Tsali of the Cherokees (Cherokee) -- Yellow Hair : George Armstrong Custer (Cheyenne and Arapaho) -- The deer woman (Ponca) -- The dancing feather (Intertribal) -- A world of beauty : the peyote religion (Comanche and Kiowa) -- Bird of power (Intertribal) -- The world we go to. How death came into the world (Kiowa) -- How death came into the world (Modoc) -- Over the hill (Arapaho) -- The world beyond (Hopi) -- A glass of water, please (Sauk) -- The womb of the Earth (Hopi).
Genre Folklore.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)442071
(OCoLC)ocm00442071
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Marriott, Alice, 1910-1992.
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