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Trickster : Native American tales : a graphic collection.

Author: Matt Dembicki; Micah Farritor
Publisher: Golden, Colo. : Fulcrum Books, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This anthology collects over twenty trickster stories, in graphic novel format, from various Native American traditions, including tales about coyotes, rabbits, ravens, and other crafty creatures and their mischievous activities. All cultures have tales of the trickster, a crafty creature or being who uses cunning to get food, steal precious possessions, or simply cause mischief. He disrupts the order of things,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Folklore Comic books, strips, etc
Comic books, strips, etc
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matt Dembicki; Micah Farritor
ISBN: 9781555917241 1555917240 9781448750429 1448750423
OCLC Number: 456178418
Awards: American Library Association Notable Children's Books, 2011.
Description: 231 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Coyote and the pebbles / Dayton Edmonds and Micah Farritor --
Raven the trickster / John Active and Jason Copland --
Azban and the crayfish / James Bruchac, Joseph Bruchac, and Matt Dembicki --
Trickster and the great chief / David Smith and Jerry Carr --
Horned Toad Lady and Coyote / Eldrena Douma and Roy Boney, Jr. --
Rabbit and the tug-of-war / Michael Thompson and Jacob Warrenfeltz --
Moshup's bridge / Jonathan Perry, Chris Piers, and Scott White --
Rabbit's Choctaw tail tale / Tim Tingle and Pat Lewis --
The wolf and the mink / Elaine Grinnell and Michelle Silva --
The dangerous beaver / Mary Eyley and Jim8ball --
Giddy up, Wolfie / Greg Rodgers and Mike Short --
How the alligator got his brown, scaly skin / Joyce Bear and Megan Baehr --
The yehasuri : the little wild Indians / Beckee Garris and Andrew Cohen --
Waynaboozhoo and the geese / Dan Jones and Michael J. Auger --
When Coyote decided to get married / Eirik Thorsgard and Rand Arrington --
Puapualenalena, wizard dog of the Waipi'o Valley / Thomas C. Cummings, Jr. and Paul Zdepski --
Ishjinki and Buzzard / Jimm GoodTracks and Dimi Macheras --
The bear who stole the chinook / Jack Gladstone and Evan Keeling --
How Wildcat caught a turkey / Joseph Stands With Many and Jon Sperry --
Espun and Grandfather / John Bear Mitchell and Andy Bennett --
Mai and the cliff-dwelling birds / Sunny Dooley and J. Chris Campbell --
From the editor --
Contributors.

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This anthology collects over twenty trickster stories, in graphic novel format, from various Native American traditions, including tales about coyotes, rabbits, ravens, and other crafty creatures and their mischievous activities. All cultures have tales of the trickster, a crafty creature or being who uses cunning to get food, steal precious possessions, or simply cause mischief. He disrupts the order of things, often humiliating others and sometimes himself. In Native American traditions, the trickster takes many forms, from coyote or rabbit to raccoon or raven. This graphic anthology of Native American trickster tales brings together Native American folklore and the world of comics. More than twenty Native American tales are adapted into comic form. Each story is written by a different Native American storyteller who worked closely with a selected illustrator, a combination that gives each tale a unique and powerful voice and look. Ranging from serious and dramatic to funny and sometimes downright fiendish, these tales bring tricksters back into popular culture in a very vivid form.

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