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The bear knife, and other American Indian tales

Author: Ruth-Inge Heinze
Publisher: Norfolk, Conn. : Bramble Books, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth-Inge Heinze
ISBN: 0962618497 9780962618499
OCLC Number: 28854191
Description: 162 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Tales of the beginning: Creation story (Sedonia Cahill) --
How the world came into being (Iroquois) --
The first fire (Iroquois) --
Origin of the peace pipe (Omaha) --
Origin of the thunder pipe (Blackfoot) --
Origin of the bear spear (Blackfoot) --
Origin of the beaver bundle (Arikara) --
First medicine wheel (Jan Ogren as told by the circle of grandmother and grandfather story tellers) --
Origin of the strawberries (Iroquois) --
Origin of corn (Arikara) --
Tales of great men and women: Is'tu-un, the knife (Blackfoot/Adolf Spohr) --
Scarface or the first sweat lodge (Lewis E. Mehl) --
Big sister's sacrifice or how the Milky Way came into being (Lewis E. Mehl) --
Smoking-star I (Blackfoor) --
Smoking-star II (Blackfoot) --
Seven stars of the Big Dipper (Blackfoot) --
Falling-star (Dakota) --
Ghost tales: Buffalo spirit (Teton) --
Eagle's revenge (Iroquois) --
Birds omen (Dakota) --
Cross Bull and the ghost (Blackfoot) --
Cross-roads (Omaha) --
Singing ghost (Ponca) --
Man who shot a ghost (Teton) --
Man who wrestled a ghost (Teton) --
Ghost's revenge (Dakota). Fables: Old-woman-who-never-dies (Mandan) --
Old man and the squirrels (Blackfoot) --
Chief of the birds (Omaha) --
Buffalo Bill and the grizzly bear (Omaha) --
Race between hummingbird and crane (Iroquois) --
Why peasants pound the corn (Iroquois) --
Why turkeys gobble (Iroquois) --
Ikto and the snow storm (Teton) --
Ikto and the turtle (Teton) --
Ictinike and the turtle (Omaha) --
Ictinike and the creators (Omaha) --
Coyote and grey fox (Ponca) --
How hare escaped the wolves (Iroquois) --
How hare lost his fat (Omaha) --
How flint visited hare (Iroquois) --
How hare caught the sun in a trap (Omaha) --
Why stags have blunt teeth (Iroquois) --
Great-turtle on war path (Omaha) --
Tales from our time: A traditional story (Jurgen Kremer) --
Girl who wanted to know what it is like to be a butterfly (Jan Ogren) --
The singer (Sedonia Cahill, adapted from C.P. Estes' Women who run with the wolves) --
The village (Bird Brother).
Responsibility: collected by Ruth-Inge Heinze ; illustrated by Scott Fray.

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