Myths and Legends of the Great Plains

Myths and Legends of the Great Plains

eBook - 2016
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This book contains a comprehensive guide to the myths and legends of the Great Plains of America. From the creation of the world to the origin of the buffalo, this volume covers all aspects of the Plains Indians' beliefs, complete with examples of authentic works of art, songs, stories, and more. This volume is highly recommended for those with an interest in culture of the native Americans. Contents include: "The Creation", "How the World was Made", "The Flood and the Rainbow", "The First Fire", "The Ancestors of People", "Origin of Strawberries", "Sacred Legend", "The Legend of the Peace Pipes", "A Tradition of the Calumet", "The Sacred Pole", "Ikto and the Thunders", "The Thunder Bird", "The Thunder Bird" et cetera. Many vintage books such as this had been becoming increasingly scarce or expensive. This volume is now republished in a readily available, modern edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction.
Publisher: [United States] : Read Books Ltd. : Made available through hoopla, 2016
ISBN: 9781473361157
147336115X
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital

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