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Native American myths

Author: Diana Ferguson
Publisher: London : Collins & Brown, 2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The stories in this book introduce the reader to the Master of Life who created the world, cheating Spiderman who was caught out by his wife, Thunderbird who brings the storms, wily Coyote and his friends, as well as a whole cast of other characters." "Illustrated with landscape photographs and examples of Native American art and artefacts from many different tribes, these myths bring to life the powerful  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ferguson, Diana, 1947-
Native American myths.
London : Collins & Brown, 2001
(DLC) 2002391036
(OCoLC)46984979
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Diana Ferguson
OCLC Number: 606605904
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (160 pages) : color illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: How the world was made: Tirawa and the song of the stars --
How the first people were made --
Climbing the ladder of the worlds --
How animals made the world --
The Buffalo skin sky --
The two-men-who-changed-things --
Tricksters and culture heroes: How Spiderman was tricked by his wife --
How coyote stole fire --
How raven brought the daylight --
How rabbit caught the sun --
Nanabozho and the flood --
Glooskap and Malsum --
Glooskap and the four wishes --
Coyote, fox and the wolves --
Coyote and the earth monster --
Coyote and the box of light --
Earth, sea and sky: Thunderbird and the water monster --
Why the sun hides from the moon --
Father sun and the twin boys --
How spider stole the sun --
Sedna and the sea --
Why night follows day --
Sky spirit and fine weather woman --
Quests and sacred gifts: Selu the corn maiden --
White buffalo woman and the buffalo-calf pipe of peace --
Bith Ahatini and the night chant --
Tiyo and the snake dance --
Poia and the sun dance --
Mondawmin the corn spirit --
The boy who brought the buffaloes --
Ghosts and th supernatural: How death came into the world --
The flying head --
Blue jay and Ioi --
The boy who ran with the wolves --
The wooden doll.
Responsibility: Diana Ferguson ; consultant, Colin Taylor.

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The myths and legends of the Native American peoples have a character all their own. As part of an ancient cultural heritage, these stories remain a fitting tribute to the imaginative power and  Read more...

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