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And it is still that way : legends

Author: Byrd Baylor
Publisher: New York : C. Scribner's Sons, ©1976.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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American Indian children retell forty-one tribal legends in contemporary language.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
And it is still that way.
New York : Scribner, ©1976
(OCoLC)568624902
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Byrd Baylor
ISBN: 0684146762 9780684146768
OCLC Number: 2464640
Description: x, 85 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Why animals are the way they are. Why dogs don't talk anymore --
Why Rattlesnake has fangs --
Why dogs sniff --
Why Coyote isn't blue --
Why bears have short tails. Why our world is like it is. How the Papagos got some shade --
Why Navajos live in hogans --
Why we have dogs in Hopi villages --
How oceans came to be --
How our people came to be --
Why saguaros grow on the south side of hills --
The fourth world of the Hopis --
Why birds live in our villages. Great troubles and great heroes. The brave mouse --
Eagleman --
How the Yei saved the people --
Mountain spirits --
The maze. People can turn into anything. Look up at the stars --
Seven Pima stars --
The eagle and the boy --
Do you want to turn into a rabbit? --
The boy who became a deer. Brother Coyote. Coyote gets Turkey up a tree --
Coyote has to have his way --
Coyote in a hailstorm --
The beautiful dream --
The tricky Coyote --
How Coyote went quail hunting --
Coyote and the money tree --
It is not good to sleep on rocks. There is magic all around us. When Geronimo sang --
When kachinas sing --
Hopi kachinas --
The power of birds --
Desert snakes and desert people --
Leave snakes alone --
Be careful of falling stars --
One who had the power of owls --
Apaches live close to nature --
We are kin to trees.
Responsibility: told by Arizona Indian children ; with notes by Byrd Baylor.

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American Indian children retell forty-one tribal legends in contemporary language.

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