White Wolf Woman: Native American Transformation Myths / Edition 1

White Wolf Woman: Native American Transformation Myths / Edition 1

by Teresa Pijoan De Van Etten
     
 

ISBN-10: 0874832004

ISBN-13: 9780874832006

Pub. Date: 06/01/1992

Publisher: August House Publishers, Inc.

With the aid of more than 40 myths from the oral traditions of 30 native American tribes, ranging from the Eskimos to the Indians of Guiana, Pijoan invites readers to take a close look at the common spirit that binds together all forms of life.The native American heroes and heroines in these myths, imbued with the strength of this common spirit, possess the power

Overview

With the aid of more than 40 myths from the oral traditions of 30 native American tribes, ranging from the Eskimos to the Indians of Guiana, Pijoan invites readers to take a close look at the common spirit that binds together all forms of life.The native American heroes and heroines in these myths, imbued with the strength of this common spirit, possess the power to transform themselves into snakes, birds, bears, wolves, and occasionally as in the Sikyatki tale, Water Jar Boy into everyday objects.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780874832006
Publisher:
August House Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
06/01/1992
Series:
American Storytelling Series
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
5.53(w) x 8.58(h) x 0.45(d)
Age Range:
11 - 18 Years

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