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Handbook Of Native American Mythology

Handbook Of Native American Mythology

by Dawn Bastian Williams, Judy Mitchell


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Popular Hopi kachina dolls and awesome totem poles are but two of the aspects of the sophisticated, seldom-examined network of mythologies explored in this fascinating volume.

• More than 40 photographs and illustrations portraying traditional customs and lifeways, antiquities, artwork (e.g., motifs, baskets, pottery, rugs, masks, totem poles), clothing and dress, and prominent places within traditional sacred geographies

• Maps of Native American cultural areas and climates of North America, which are revealing because of the central role climate and weather play in a number of Native American myths

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781851095339
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/01/2004
Series: World Mythology
Pages: 297
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range: 13 - 18 Years

About the Author

Dawn E. Bastian is coordinator for Bibliographic Control and Electronic Resource Services at Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO. Her published works include the Zaire and Mali volumes in ABC-CLIO's World Bibliographical Series.

Judy K. Mitchell is reference and instruction librarian at Hawkeye Community College, Waterloo, IA.

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