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Star tales : North American Indian stories about the stars

Author: Gretchen Mayo
Publisher: New York : Walker, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of Indian legends about the stars, moon, and nighttime sky.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gretchen Mayo
ISBN: 0802766722 9780802766724 0802766730 9780802766731
OCLC Number: 14187139
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 96 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Coyote makes the constellations (Many constellations) --
Adventure along the white river in the sky (Milky Way) --
Race for the prize fish (Belt and sword of Orion) --
Antelope chase --
(Three-stars-in-a-row) --
Spirit of the snow goose (The swan) --
Tale of the hungry skunk (Auriga, Perseus) --
Giant elk skin (Cassiopeia) --
Birds of summer (Big Dipper) --Never-ending bear hunt (Big dipper, Bootes, Corona Borealis) --
Moon and his sister (Small star near the moon) --
Boy who shot the star to find his friend (Star near the moon) --
Dancing braves (Pleiades) --
Maidens of the northern crown (Northern Crown) --
Morning Star takes a wife (Morning Star, Polaris) --
One last word from the stars --
Where the tales began.
Responsibility: retold by Gretchen Will Mayo ; illustrated by Gretchen Will Mayo.

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