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How things came to be : Inuit stories of creation —Qitsualik-Tinsley, Rachel, 1953- author.
Book
2019
4 available of 6 items

"This beautiful compendium of tales shares eight classic Inuit creation stories from the Baffin region. From the origins of day and night, thunder and lightning, and the sun and the moon to the creation of the first cari...

How we saw the world : nine native stories of the way things began —Taylor, C. J. (Carrie J.), 1952-
Book
1993
71 available of 71 items

Nine legends which give us insight into how North America was seen by its first inhabitants.

When woman became the sea : a Costa Rican creation myth —Strauss, Susan.
Book
1998
2 available of 2 items

Sibu creates a woman to be the wife of Thunder but when she asserts her independence from both of them, a spectacular tree and all the beautiful waters of the world spring forth from her.

People of corn : a Mayan story
Book
1995
1 available of 1 items

After several unsuccessful attempts to create grateful creatures, the Mayan gods use sacred corn to fashion a people who will thank and praise their creators.

The dog who walked with God —Rosen, Michael J., 1954-
Book
1998
4 available of 4 items

A Kato creation story in which our familiar world emerges from an empty, dark, and watery place so lonely that even the Creator needed a companion before setting foot there.

Beneath Raven moon = Ba̲'naboy' lax̲a G̲wa'wina 'Ma̲kwa̲la —author. Bouchard, David, 1952-
Book + CD
2012
11 available of 13 items

"Beneath Raven moon is an enchanting tale of the creation of Grandmother Moon and of the first time she wove her spell on a young, unsuspecting couple"--Dust jacket.

The frog and his friends save humanity = : La rana y sus amigos salvan a la humanidad —Villaseñor, Victor.
Book
2005
2 available of 2 items

In the Spring of Creation, the animals gather around a newly arrived creature and decide that it is funny and cute--a joke of Mother Nature--and work together to save this first human child from extinction.

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.

Raven's greatest creation = Gaagaagi ogichi-gikendaasowin —author. Bouchard, David, 1952-
Book + CD
2011
25 available of 27 items

In true Métis fashion and in the traditional way of story telling, Bouchard introduces readers to Sky World, Earth People, Raven, Turtle Island and one clear vision as to how two-leggeds (humankind) came to be.

The trail of Nenaboozhoo and other creation stories —Bomgiizhik, 1975- author, illustrator.
Book
2019
5 available of 11 items

"This collection presents legends of Nenaboozhoo, the Ojibway creator spirit, along with other creation stories; sacred stories which were transcribed from the oral storytelling of Isaac Murdoch. The Trail of Nenaboozhoo...

The earth made new : Plains Indian stories of creation —Goble, Paul.
Book
2009
11 available of 11 items

This beautifully illustrated Plains Indian Creation story celebrates a new Earth after the flood and narrates the making of the buffaloes, mountains, plants, colorful horses and Thunderbirds among others.

The golden flower : a Taino myth from Puerto Rico —Jaffe, Nina.
Book
1996
1 available of 1 items

This myth explains the origin of the sea, the forest, and the island now called Puerto Rico.

Snail girl brings water : a Navajo story —Keams, Geri.
Book
1998
1 available of 1 items

A retelling of a traditional Navajo creation myth which explains how water came to earth.

Remaking the earth : a creation story from the Great Plains of North America —Goble, Paul.
Book
1996
11 available of 11 items

In this Algonquin "Earth Diver" creation myth, woven from the ideas of several traditional tales, the water birds and animals left behind when the old world was flooded dive for mud so that the Creator can make dry land ...

Sun Mother wakes the world : an Australian creation story —Wolkstein, Diane.
Book
2004
6 available of 6 items

An Aboriginal creation story in which the Sun slowly brings life to the Earth.

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.

Fire children : a west african folk tale. —Maddern, Eric.
Book
2015
4 available of 4 items

The first man and woman are lonely. What to do? They decide to fashion children out of clay. As they are baking the little figures in their fire, they're constantly interrupted by visits from the sky-god, Nyame. As a res...

Piecing earth & sky together : a creation story from the Mien tribe of Laos —Day, Nancy Raines.
Book
1 available of 1 items

While she and her grandmother work on their embroidery, Mei Yoon listens to an old Mein tale about the creation of the earth and the sky.

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