The Great Mystery

The Great Mystery

Myths of Native America

Book - 2001
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Houghton
This authoritative guide to Native American myth and legend explores the powerful themes and dramatic stories that explain the great mysteries of life, death, how the world was created, and how it will end. A description of the nature of Native American myths, examining the common themes found in the rich mythology of the First Nations, is followed by chapters on main culture groups that include numerous excerpts from the myths themselves, many of them humorous. Folklorist Neil Philip has created an enthralling and multilayered book, handsomely illustrated with photographs printed in duotone, that will be treasured by anyone intrigued by Native American culture or mythology.


Baker & Taylor
Provides young readers with an introduction to the mythology of the First Nations in relation to how Native American legend explains the creation of the world, the meaning of life and death, and more.

Baker
& Taylor

Presents a collection of Native American mythology from various tribes including their different perspectives on how the earth was started and how it will end.

Publisher: New York : Clarion Books, c2001
ISBN: 9780395984055
039598405X
Branch Call Number: 398.2089 PHI
Characteristics: 145 p. : ill. ; 26 cm

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