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Tepee tales of the American Indian

Author: Dee Brown; Louis Mofsie
Publisher: New York : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1979.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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A retelling of traditional tales from a variety of North American Indian tribes.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brown, Dee Alexander.
Tepee tales of the American Indian.
New York : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1979
(OCoLC)557999111
Online version:
Brown, Dee Alexander.
Tepee tales of the American Indian.
New York : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1979
(OCoLC)608387564
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dee Brown; Louis Mofsie
ISBN: 0030227615 9780030227615
OCLC Number: 3609422
Description: 174 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: When animals lived as equals with the people. The rooster, the mockingbird, and the maiden (Hopi) --
The bear man (Cherokee) --
How Antelope Carrier saved the thunderbirds (Arikara) --
Why dogs have long tongues (Caddo) --
The great shell of Kintyel (Navaho) --
The girl who climbed to the sky (Arapaho-Caddo). Before the white men came. The Cheyenne prophet (Cheyenne) --
The deeds and prophecies of Old Man (Blackfoot) --
How day and night were divided (Creek) --
How the buffalo were released on Earth (Apache-Comanche) --
How corn came to the Earth (Arikara) --
How Rabbit brought fire to the people (Creek) --
Godasiyo the woman chief (Seneca). Allegories. The return of Ice Man (Cherokee) --
Ice Man and the messenger of springtime (Chippewa). First contacts with Europeans. How Iscoda and his friends met the white men from the east and journeyed across the great waters (Ottawa) --
Katlian and the iron people (Tlingit) --
How the first white men came to the Cheyennes.(Cheyenne). The coming of the horse. How a Piegan warrior found the first horses (Blackfoot) --
Water Spirit's gift of horses (Blackfoot). Tricksters and magicians. How Rabbit fooled Wolf (Creek) --
Coyote and the rolling rock (Salish-Blackfoot) --
Skunk outwits Coyote (Comanche) --
Nihancan and the dwarf's arrow (Arapaho) --
Swift-Runner and the trickster tarantula (Zuni) --
Buffalo Woman, a story of magic (Caddo). Heroes and heroines. The hunter and the Dakwa (Cherokee) --
The prisoners of the Court House Rock (Pawnee) --
Red Shield and Running Wolf (Crow). Animal stories. The bluebird and the coyote (Pima) --
The story of the bat (Creek) --
Crow and Hawk (Cochiti) --
Why Coyote stopped imitating his friends (Caddo). Ghost stories. The lame warrior and the skeleton (Arapaho) --
Heavy Collar and the ghost woman (Blackfoot) --
The Sioux who wrestled with a ghost (Sioux).
Responsibility: retold for our times by Dee Brown ; illustrated by Louis Mofsie.

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A retelling of traditional tales from a variety of North American Indian tribes.

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