The Myths of the North American Indians

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Courier Dover Publications, 1914 - History - 392 pages
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The distinguished British anthropologist and folklorist Lewis Spence has collected many of the most interesting and compelling of these myths and presented them here according to ethnic grouping, prefacing the collection with important historical and ehtnological information that will give the reader and accurate view of the conditions under which these fascinating tribal cultures once flourished.
  

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This book has some of my favorite Native American myths like the "Story of Scar-face". Thank you for the compilation!

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My favorites are those from the Lakota, most especially the "Blackfoot Day & Night Myth", which is very close to how it was told in my family. Read full review

Contents

THE MYTHOLOGIES oF THE NORTH AMERICAN lununs
80
ALGONQUIAN MYTHS AND LEGENDS
141
Giuns
217
Sioux MYTHS AND LEGENDS
266
MYTHS AND LaGEuns oF THE PAWNEES 394
312
BIBLIOGRAPHY
363
GLOSSARY mo INDEX
375
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