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Star legends among the American Indians

Author: Clark Wissler; Wolf Head
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : American Museum of Natural History, 1936.
Series: Guide leaflet series of the American Museum of Natural History, no. 91.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wissler, Clark, 1870-1947.
Star legends among the American Indians.
New York, N.Y. : American Museum of Natural History, 1936
(OCoLC)602246301
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clark Wissler; Wolf Head
OCLC Number: 6077181
Notes: "The star myths in this booklet were narrated to the writer by Wolf-head, a Blackfoot Indian ... myths were recorded in 1903"--Foreword.
Description: 29 pages ; 29 cm.
Contents: The sun and the moon --
The creation of the earth --
The Six Brothers --
The Seven Brothers --
The Thunder Bird and the aurora --
Other star myths --
The fixed star --
Blood-clot, or Smoking-Star --
Scar-Face --
The Twin Brothers.
Series Title: Guide leaflet series of the American Museum of Natural History, no. 91.
Responsibility: by Clark Wissler.

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