The mythology of North America

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Morrow, 1985 - Social Science - 259 pages
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Describes the background of the myths of the Indian cultures of the North American continent, some of which have the same themes as myths of other world cultures.

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I'll keep this short. I picked up this book from a used book store, because I've been doing a lot of research into Native American mythology for a writing project. As a writer I'm always interested in ... Read full review


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JOHN BIERHORST is the author of thirty-five books on the Native literature of the Americas, including Cantares Mexicanos: Songs of the Aztecs; A Nahuatl-English Dictionary; History and Mythology of the Aztecs: The Codex Chimalpopoca; Mythology of the Lenape: Guide and Texts; and Latin American Folktales: Stories from Hispanic and Indian Traditions. He lives in West Shokan, New York.

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