Ojibway Heritage / Edition 1

Ojibway Heritage / Edition 1

by Basil Johnston, David Beyer
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0803275722

ISBN-13: 9780803275720

Pub. Date: 03/28/1990

Publisher: UNP - Bison Books


Rarely accessible to the general public, Ojibway mythology is as rich in meaning, as broad, as deep, and as innately appealing as the mythologies of Greece, Rome, and other Western civilizations. In Ojibway Heritage Basil Johnston introduces his people's ceremonies, rituals, songs, dances, prayers, arid legends. Conveying the sense of wonder and mystery at

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Rarely accessible to the general public, Ojibway mythology is as rich in meaning, as broad, as deep, and as innately appealing as the mythologies of Greece, Rome, and other Western civilizations. In Ojibway Heritage Basil Johnston introduces his people's ceremonies, rituals, songs, dances, prayers, arid legends. Conveying the sense of wonder and mystery at the heart of the Ojibway experience, Johnston describes the creation of the universe, followed by that of plants and animals and human beings, and the paths taken by the latter. These stories are to be read, enjoyed, and freely interpreted. Their authorship is perhaps most properly attributed to the tribal storytellers who have carried on the oral tradition that Johnston records and preserves in this book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803275720
Publisher:
UNP - Bison Books
Publication date:
03/28/1990
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
171
Sales rank:
328,706
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.41(d)

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