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And it is still that way : legends told by Arizona Indian children

Author: Byrd Baylor
Publisher: El Paso, Tex. : Cinco Puntos Press, 1998, ©1976.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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American Indian children retell forty-one tribal legends in contemporary language.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Juvenile works
Folklore Juvenile literature
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Byrd Baylor
ISBN: 0613124413 9780613124416
OCLC Number: 981577815
Notes: Originally published: New York : Scribner, ©1976.
Description: 83 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Why dogs don't talk anymore --
Why rattlesnake has fangs --
Why coyote isn't blue --
Why bears have short tails --
Why dogs sniff --
How the Papagos got some shade --
How our people came to be --
Why we have dogs in Hopi villages --
The fourth world of the Hopis --
Why saguaros grow on the south side of hills --
Why birds live in our villages --
How oceans came to be --
The brave mouse --
Eagleman --
How the Yei saved the people --
Mountain spirits --
The maze --
The eagle and the boy --
Do you want to turn into a rabbit? --
Seven Pima stars --
Look up at the stars --
The boy who became a deer --
Coyote gets turkey up a tree --
Coyote has to have his way --
It is not good to sleep on rocks --
Coyote and the money tree --
How Coyote went quail hunting --
The beautiful dream --
When Geronimo sang --
Desert snakes and desert people --
When kachinas sing --
Leave snakes alone --
The power of birds --
Be careful of falling stars --
Apaches live close to nature --
One who had the power of owls --
We are kin to trees.
Responsibility: collected by Byrd Baylor.

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American Indian children retell forty-one tribal legends in contemporary language.

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