Navaho Indian Myths

Navaho Indian Myths

by Aileen O
     
 

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Rich compilation of tribal fables and legends recorded in the 1920s from an elderly Navaho chief. Myths include "The Creation of the Sun and Moon," "The Sun's Path," "The Maiden who Became a Bear," "The Making of the Headdress," "The Story of the Rain Ceremony and Its Hogan," and many more.
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Rich compilation of tribal fables and legends recorded in the 1920s from an elderly Navaho chief. Myths include "The Creation of the Sun and Moon," "The Sun's Path," "The Maiden who Became a Bear," "The Making of the Headdress," "The Story of the Rain Ceremony and Its Hogan," and many more.

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Originally published as The Dine, GPO, 1956 in the series Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin; 163. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780486275925
Publisher:
Courier Corporation
Publication date:
06/14/1993
Series:
Native American Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
210
Sales rank:
631,023
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.44(d)

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