The First Koshare: Legends / Edition 1

The First Koshare: Legends / Edition 1

by Alicia Otis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0865341443

ISBN-13: 9780865341449

Pub. Date: 03/28/1991

Publisher: Sunstone Press

In many Indian tribes and pueblos of the American Southwest, the Koshare clown, a legendary figure, represents the humorous and mischievous as well as unpredictable aspect of the psyche. Koshare is like Rudyard the Fox of British fold tales and the trickster, Coyote, of native American animal mythology. In dances and festivals, the black and white striped clown brings

Overview

In many Indian tribes and pueblos of the American Southwest, the Koshare clown, a legendary figure, represents the humorous and mischievous as well as unpredictable aspect of the psyche. Koshare is like Rudyard the Fox of British fold tales and the trickster, Coyote, of native American animal mythology. In dances and festivals, the black and white striped clown brings fear, and joy, to offset the serious side of various rituals with a sense of humor.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780865341449
Publisher:
Sunstone Press
Publication date:
03/28/1991
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.48(h) x 0.34(d)

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