Myths of Native Americans

Myths of Native Americans

by Tim McNeese, Richard Hook
     
 

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These stories originated in the canyons, plains, mountains, and vast forests of pre-Columbian North America, from the indigenous groups that inhabited the land for thousands of years. Within specific regions, each had its own arts, customs, social practices, and language. This book brings together 120 of the legends, tales, and myths from the rich oral tradition

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These stories originated in the canyons, plains, mountains, and vast forests of pre-Columbian North America, from the indigenous groups that inhabited the land for thousands of years. Within specific regions, each had its own arts, customs, social practices, and language. This book brings together 120 of the legends, tales, and myths from the rich oral tradition shared in the Southwest, Western Range, Pacific Northwest, California, Northeast, Southeast, Great Lakes, and Great Plains regions. This collection of transcribed stories, with over 50 color illustrations, presents a vivid picture of authentic Native American life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781568582719
Publisher:
Running Press Book Publishers
Publication date:
07/10/2003
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.00(d)

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