Native american myths and legends book
American Indian myths and legends (Book, ) [coloradoprimetax.com]The indigenous peoples of the Americas comprise numerous different cultures. Each has its own mythologies. Some are quite distinct, but certain themes are shared across the cultural boundaries. There is no single mythology of the Indigenous North American peoples, but numerous different canons of traditional narratives associated with religion , ethics and beliefs. A characteristic of many of the myths is the close relationship between human beings and animals including birds and reptiles. They often feature shape-shifting between animal and human form. Marriage between people and different species particularly bears is a common theme.
American Indian Myths and Legends
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Native American Myths and Legends
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More than tales from eighty tribal groups gives us a rich and lively panorama of the Native American mythic heritage. From across the continent comes tales of creation and love; heroes and war; animals, tricksters, and the end of the world. In addition to mining the best folkloric sources of the nineteenth century, the editors have also included a broad selection of contemporary Native American voices. From front cover. Read more Rating: based on 1 rating s 0 with reviews - Be the first. Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours.
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