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Author: Hartley Burr Alexander
Publisher: New York, Cooper Square Publishers, 1964 [©1916]
Series: Mythology of all races, v. 10.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Myths, legends, heroes, and gods of the Native Americans of the United States and Canada.
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Alexander, Hartley Burr, 1873-1939.
North American [mythology].
New York, Cooper Square Publishers, 1964 [©1916]
(OCoLC)652170049
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hartley Burr Alexander
OCLC Number: 351888
Description: xxiv, 325 pages illustrations, maps (1 folded mounted on cover) 33 plates (some color) 24 cm.
Contents: Part 1. The far north. Norseman and Skraeling --
The Eskimo's world --
The world-powers --
The world's regions --
The beginnings --
Life and death. Part 2. The forest tribes. The forest region --
Priest and pagan --
The Manitos --
The great spirit --
The frame of the world --
The powers above --
The powers below --
The elders of the kinds. Part 3. The forest tribes (continued). Iroquoian cosmogony --
Algonquian cosmogony --
The deluge --
The slaying of the dragon --
The theft of fire --
Sun-myths --
The village of souls --
Hiawatha. Part 4. The gulf region. Tribes and lands --
Sun-worship --
The new maize --
Cosmogonies --
Animal stories --
Tricksters and wonder-folk --
Mythic history. Part 5. The Great Plains. The tribal stocks --
An Athapascan pantheon --
The great gods of the plains --
The life of the world --
"Medicine" --
Father Sun --
Mother Earth and Daughter Corn --
The morning star --
The gods of the elements. Part 6. The Great Plains (continued). Athapascan cosmogonies --
Siouan cosmogonies --
Caddoan cosmogonies --
The son of the sun --
The mystery of death --
Prophets and wonder-workers --
Migration-legends and year-counts. Part 7. Mountain and desert. The great divide --
The gods of the mountains --
The world and its denizens --
Shahaptian and Shoshonean world-shapers --
Coyote --
Spirits, ghosts, and bogies --
Prophets and the ghost-dance. Part 8. Mountain and desert (continued). The Navaho and their gods --
The Navaho genesis --
The creation of the sun --
Navaho ritual myths --
Apache and Piman mythology --
Yuman mythology. Part 9. The pueblo dwellers. The Pueblos --
Pueblo cosmology --
Gods and katcinas --
The calendar --
The great rites and their myths --
Sia and Hopi cosmogonies --
Zųi cosmogony. Part 10. The Pacific coast, west. The California-Oregon tribes --
Religion and ceremonies --
The creator --
Cataclysms --
The first people --
Fire and light --
Death and the ghost-world. Part 11. The Pacific coast, north. Peoples of the north-west coast --
Totemism and totemic spirits --
Secret societies and their tutelaries --
The world and its rulers --
The sun and the moon --
The raven cycle --
Souls and their powers.
Series Title: Mythology of all races, v. 10.

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Myths, legends, heroes, and gods of the Native Americans of the United States and Canada.

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