The mythology of North America

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Morrow, Jun 17, 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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Contents

Northwest Coast
25
Far North
57
Southwest 6 THE EMERGENCE
77
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About the author (1985)

John Bierhorst's many books on Latin American folklore & mythology include "The Mythology of South America", "The Mythology of Norther America" & "The Mythology of Mexico & Central America". A specialist in the language & literature of the Aztecs, he is the author of a Nahuatal-English dictionary & the translator of Cantares Mexicanos. He served as editorial advisor for the Smithsonian Series of Studies in Native American Literature; editorial associate for The Norton Anthology of World Masterpieces; & editorial consultant for the Encyclopedia of North American Indians. He lives in West Shokan, New York.

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