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The Sound of flutes and other Indian legends

Author: John Fire; Richard Erdoes; Paul Goble
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, ©1976.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Legends from various North American Plains Indian tribes. Included are "The Legend of the Flute," "The Ghostly Lover," and "The Snake Brothers."
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Children's nonfiction
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Fire; Richard Erdoes; Paul Goble
ISBN: 0394831810 9780394831817 0394931815 9780394931814
OCLC Number: 2121459
Description: 129 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
Contents: Sound of flutes --
Where the girl saved her brother --
Iktome, Iktome, Iktome --
Dogs are having an election --
Spotted Eagle and Black Crow --
Iktome is invited for dinner --
Thunderbirds --
Snake brothers --
Shortest tale ever told --
Three war stories --
How the crow came to be black --
Iktome and the hawk --
Vision quest --
Mice powwow in an elk skull --
Fastest animal, the fastest man, the fastest story --
How the Sioux Nation came into being --
Coming of Wasicun --
Very angry ghost --
Doing a trick with eyeballs --
Eagle and the bat --
Iktome and the ducks --
Owl and the young warrior --
Ghostly lover --
Rabbit Boy --
Tatanka Iyotake's dancing horse --
Iyan Hokshi, the stone boy --
White Buffalo Woman --
End of the world --
Remaking of the world.
Responsibility: told by Lame Deer, Jenny Leading Cloud, Leonard Crow Dog, and others ; transcribed and edited by Richard Erdoes ; pictures by Paul Goble.

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Legends from various North American Plains Indian tribes. Included are "The Legend of the Flute," "The Ghostly Lover," and "The Snake Brothers."

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