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Earthmaker's tales : North American Indian stories about earth happenings

Author: Gretchen Mayo
Publisher: New York : Walker, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of North American Indian legends about the origins of thunder, tornados, and other weather phenomena.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gretchen Mayo
ISBN: 0802768393 9780802768391 0802768407 9780802768407
OCLC Number: 18164974
Description: vi, 89 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Earth is on Big Turtle's back --
Thirsty lizard ends the big flood --
Daylight comes at last --
Big Elk digs up the mountains --
The Making of whirlwind --
Brave girl and the storm monster --
How thunder and lightning came --
The Hunter and rainbow woman --
Smoking waters --
Snowmaker torments the people --
Wahconda makes the earth shake --
Ice man puts out the big fire --
The Mountain roars --
Why the Great Spirit made the waters like mirrors --
When fog comes drifting --
Beaver brings the end of the world.
Responsibility: by Gretchen Will Mayo.

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A collection of North American Indian legends about the origins of thunder, tornados, and other weather phenomena.

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