Native American Legends of the Great Lakes and the Mississippi Valley

Native American Legends of the Great Lakes and the Mississippi Valley

by Katharine Berry Judson
     
 
A reprint of the 1914 Myths and Legends of the Mississippi Valley and Great Lakes published by A. C. McClurg Publishing as part of a series Judson was writing on Native American stories from various regions. A new long introduction augments her original preface. She made a point of not revising the stories into literary creations, but kept the words close to

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A reprint of the 1914 Myths and Legends of the Mississippi Valley and Great Lakes published by A. C. McClurg Publishing as part of a series Judson was writing on Native American stories from various regions. A new long introduction augments her original preface. She made a point of not revising the stories into literary creations, but kept the words close to the original transcriptions, which she apparently did not make herself. There is no bibliography or attribution beyond tribal names. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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Native American Legends Of The Great Lakes And The Mississippi Valley is an outstanding collection of legends, tales and myths drawn from the Native American peoples of the Great Lakes area, the Midwest, and the Mississippi River valley. This rich and diverse collection reveals the central beliefs and reflects the guiding principles of Winnebago, Ojibwa, Menominee, and other native tribes, providing the reader with insights into their outlook and aspirations. Native American Legends Of The Great Lakes And The Mississippi Valley is a welcome addition to personal, academic, and community library Native American Studies reading lists and reference collections.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780875802503
Publisher:
Northern Illinois University Press
Publication date:
05/01/1900
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
204
Product dimensions:
5.67(w) x 8.77(h) x 0.74(d)

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