Nihancan's Feast of Beaver: Animal Tales of the North American Indians

Nihancan's Feast of Beaver: Animal Tales of the North American Indians

by Edward Lavitt, Robert McDowell
     
 

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In Indian cultures, all life is considered valuable and sacred, and is part of the powerful spiritual forces of nature. This collection of thirty-six animal tales, from the nine culture groups of North American Indians, tells stories about the behaviors and actions of human, animals, and the supernatural that inhabit their world.

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In Indian cultures, all life is considered valuable and sacred, and is part of the powerful spiritual forces of nature. This collection of thirty-six animal tales, from the nine culture groups of North American Indians, tells stories about the behaviors and actions of human, animals, and the supernatural that inhabit their world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780890132111
Publisher:
Museum of New Mexico Press
Publication date:
10/28/1990
Pages:
1
Product dimensions:
8.01(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.42(d)
Age Range:
8 Years

Meet the Author

Edward Lavitt was for many years a teacher and counselor in schools in New York's Harlem and the South Bronx. The author of several books for children, he currently writes texts for the Literacy Volunteers of New York City.

For over twenty-five years Robert E. McDowell worked at the University of Denver and the University of Texas, Arlington, teaching and writing about folklore and literature of the Third World. The author of numerous books and articles, he lives on a farm in east Texas.

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