Native American Creation Myths

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Every aboriginal nation has its gods, from whom the people receive all that they have, and all that they know. Traditional American Indian life revolved around communication with divinity, and these authentic stories about the origin of the earth and its creatures embody every facet of their culture — customs, institutions, and art.
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Overview


Every aboriginal nation has its gods, from whom the people receive all that they have, and all that they know. Traditional American Indian life revolved around communication with divinity, and these authentic stories about the origin of the earth and its creatures embody every facet of their culture — customs, institutions, and art.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486437361
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 9/10/2004
  • Series: Native American Series
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 998,295
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction ix
Olelbis 1
Olelbis and Mem Loimis 32
Norwan 43
Tulchuherris 77
Sedit and the Two Brothers Hus 105
Hawt 114
Norwanchakus and Keriha 136
Kele and Sedit 157
Kol Tibichi 171
The Winning of Halai Auna at the House of Tuina 180
The Hakas and the Tennas 190
Ilhataina 200
Hitchinna 207
Tirukala 215
Sukonia's Wives and the Ichpul Sisters 223
The Finding of Fire 230
Haka Kaina 235
Titindi Maupa and Paiowa, the Youngest Daughter of Wakara 244
The Two Sisters, Haka Lasi and Tsore Jowa 255
The Dream of Juiwaiyu and his Journey to Damhauja's Country 266
The Flight of Tsanunewa and Defeat of Hehku 279
The First Battle in the World and the Making of the Yana 293
Notes, and Names of Places 306
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