American Indian Myths & Legends

Random HouseSKU: 0394740181

Author:
Erdoes, Richard|Ortiz, Alfonso
Grade Levels:
Nine, Ten, Eleven, Twelve, College, University
Nation:
Multiple Nations
Book Type:
PB
Pages:
527
Publisher:
Random House

Price:
Sale price$28.00

Description

American Indian Myths and Legends is an anthology of 160 traditional stories and legends compiled by an anthropologist and a master storyteller. Drawing on the oral traditions of 60 Native Nations Richard Erdoes and the late Alfonso Ortiz have organized the stories around creations stories of humans and the world; stories about the sun, moon and stars; stories of monsters and heroes or monsters; Trickster stories; warrior stories; stories about love; stories about animals and other people; ghost stories; and stories about the end of time and death. Some stories contain sexual content for mature audiences making this resource suited to an adult library collection.

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