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Sky woman and the big turtle : an Iroquois creation myth

Author: Anita Yasuda; Mark Pennington
Publisher: Minneapolis : Magic Wagon, ©2012.
Series: Short tales., Native American myths.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Iroquois myths and legends were an important way for customs, beliefs, and histories to be passed down orally through the generations. These myths often explain natural events. In this creation myth, the creation of Earth by Sky Woman and Big Turtle is told. The Iroquois nature myth is retold in this brilliantly illustrated Native American myth."--From publisher description.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anita Yasuda; Mark Pennington
ISBN: 9781616418823 1616418826
OCLC Number: 779777864
Description: 32 p. : col. ill. ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Short tales., Native American myths.
Responsibility: by Anita Yasuda ; illustrated by Mark Pennington.

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"Iroquois myths and legends were an important way for customs, beliefs, and histories to be passed down orally through the generations. These myths often explain natural events. In this creation myth, the creation of Earth by Sky Woman and Big Turtle is told. The Iroquois nature myth is retold in this brilliantly illustrated Native American myth."--From publisher description.

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Sky Woman and the Big Turtle

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2013-01-28) Very Good Permalink

An Iroquois Creation Myth that holds the feeling of the tale as it must have been told in the long houses on winter nights. Nice illustrations

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