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30 Results
The woman who fell from the sky : the Iroquois story of creation —Bierhorst, John.
Book
1993
1 available of 1 items

Describes how the creation of the world was begun by a woman who fell down to earth from the sky country, and how it was finished by her two sons Sapling and Flint.

The dancing fox : Arctic folktales
Book
1997
6 available of 6 items

A description of Inuit culture accompanies a collection of eighteen Inuit folktales from an ancient oral tradition in which animals could take human form and in which magic usually had a part.

The Sacred path : spells, prayers, & power songs of the American Indians
Book
1983
2 available of 2 items

English translations of North and South American Indian spells, prayers, and songs traditionally used in rituals associated with birth, puberty, love, travel, sickness, weather, farming, hunting, and death.

Spirit child : a story of the Nativity —Sahagún, Bernardino de, d. 1590.
Book
1984
6 available of 6 items

An English translation of the Aztec version of the birth of Jesus Christ told in 1583.

Is my friend at home? : pueblo fireside tales —Bierhorst, John.
Book
2000
1 available of 1 items

A collection of traditional tales originally told in the Hopi pueblos of Arizona, featuring animal characters.

Doctor Coyote : a native American Aesop's fables —Bierhorst, John.
Book
1987
5 available of 5 items

Coyote is featured in each of these Aztec interpretations of Aesop's fables.

A cry from the earth : music of the North American Indians —Bierhorst, John.
Book
1979
5 available of 5 items

An overview of Indian music and dance which includes a discussion of their instruments, the structure of their music, and the uses of music in Indian life.

The people with five fingers : a native Californian creation tale —Bierhorst, John.
Book
2000
1 available of 1 items

A tale shared by the different native peoples of California tells how Coyote and other animals created the world and the people who came to live in it.

On the road of stars : Native American night poems and sleep charms
Book
1994
1 available of 1 items

A collection of Native American night poems, sleep charms, and other special night songs intended to soothe, heal, bring dreams, or make sleep irresistible.

The mythology of North America —Bierhorst, John.
Book
2002
2 available of 2 items

The white deer and other stories told by the Lenape
Book
1995
1 available of 1 items

The mythology of North America —Bierhorst, John.
Book
1985
4 available of 4 items

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.

The ring in the prairie : a Shawnee legend —Bierhorst, John.
Book
1970
6 available of 6 items

Relates how an Indian warrior, his wife, and son became the first eagles on the earth.

The Whistling skeleton : American Indian tales of the supernatural
Book
1982
2 available of 2 items

Includes nine mystery tales told by Pawnee, Blackfoot, and Cheyenne storytellers in the late nineteenth century.

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