American Indian Myths and Legends

American Indian Myths and Legends

Book - 1984
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Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, c1984
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780394507965
Branch Call Number: 398.2/AME
Additional Contributors: Erdoes, Richard
Ortiz, Alfonso 1939-
Alternative Title: Rabbit boy (White River Sioux)
Blood clot (Southern Ute)
Corn Mother (Penobscot)
Creation of the animal people (Okanogan)
Stone boy (Brule Sioux)
The powerful boy (Seneca)
Glooscap and the baby (Algonquian)
The old woman of the spring (Cheyenne)
Arrow boy (Cheyenne)
The great medicine dance (Cheyenne)
The origin of curing ceremonies (White Mountain Apache)
Creation of first man and first woman (Navajo)
How men and women got together (Blood-Piegan)
The well-baked man (Pima)
The White Buffalo Woman (Brule Sioux)
The orphan boy and the elk dog (Blackfoot)
Salt woman is refused food (Cochiti)
The sacred weed (Blackfoot)
How grandfather peyote came to the Indian people (Brule Sioux)
The vision quest (Brule Sioux)
The good twin and the evil twin (Yuma)
The Jicarilla genesis (Jicarilla Apache)
When grizzlies walked upright (Modoc)
Old man coyote makes the world (Crow)
How the Sioux came to be (Brule Sioux)
Pushing up the sky (Snohomish)
Emerging into the upper world (Acoma)
Earth making (Cherokee)
The earth dragon (Northern California Coast)
People brought in a basket (Modoc)
Great medicine makes a beautiful country (Cheyenne)
The white dawn of the Hopi (Hopi)
Creation of the Yakima world (Yakima)
Children of the sun (Osage)
The voice, the flood, and the turtle (Caddo)
A tale of elder brother (Pima)
Sun creation (Brule Sioux)
Walks-all-over-the-sky (Tsimshian)
Three-legged rabbit fights the sun (Western Rockies)
Coyote steals the sun and moon (Zuni)
Keeping warmth in a bag (Slavey)
The Hopi boy and the sun (Hopi)
A gust of wind (Ojibway)
Daughter of the sun (Cherokee)
Grandmother spider steals the sun (Cherokee)
The story of the creation (Diegueños)
The foolish girls (Ojibway)
Moon rapes his sister sun (Inuit)
Sun teaches Veeho a lesson (Cheyenne)
Little brother snares the sun (Winnebago)
The scabby one lights the sky (Toltec)
Playing a trick on the moon (Snoqualmie)
The theft of light (Tsimshian)
Coyote places the stars (Wasco)
Deer hunter and white corn maiden (Tewa)
Why the owl has big eyes (Iroquois)
Glooscap fights the water monster (Passamaquoddy, Micmac, and Maliseet)
Little-Man-With-Hair-All-Over (Metis)
How mosquitoes came to be (Tlingit)
Hiawatha the Unifier (Iroquois)
The life and death of sweet medicine (Northern Cheyenne)
The quillwork girl and her seven star brothers (Cheyenne)
Rolling Head (Wintu)
Son of light kills the monster (Hopi)
The coming of thunder (Miwok)
Wakinyan Tanka, the great thunderbird (Brule Sioux)
Coyote kills the giant (Flathead)
A legend of devil's tower (Sioux)
The flying head (Iroquois)
The first ship (Chinook)
Chase of the severed head (Cheyenne)
Uncegil's seventh spot (Brule Sioux)
Little mouse counting coup (Brule Sioux)
Two bullets and two arrows (Brule Sioux)
A Cheyenne blanket (Pawnee)
The warrior maiden (Oneida)
The siege of Courthouse Rock (White River Sioux)
Chief Roman Nose loses his medicine (White River Sioux)
Brave woman counts coup (White River Sioux)
Spotted Eagle and Black Crow (White River Sioux)
Where the girl saved her brother (Cheyenne)
Tatanka Iyotake's dancing house (Brule Sioux)
The legend of the flute (Brule Sioux)
Teaching the mudheads how to copulate (Zuni)
The fight for a wife (Aleut)
Teeth in the wrong places (Ponca-Otoe)
The stolen wife (Tewa)
Tolowim woman and butterfly man (Maidu)
Apache chief punishes his wife (Tiwa)
The husband's promise (Tewa)
The man who married the moon (Isleta Pueblo)
Why mole lives underground (Cherokee)
A legend of Multnomah Falls (Multnomah)
The industrious daughter who would not marry (Cochiti)
The woman who married a merman (Coos)
Coyote's strawberry (Crow)
The faithful wife and the woman warrior (Tiwa)
Coyote and the mallard ducks (Nez Percé)
The greedy father (Karok)
Kulshan and his two wives (Lumni)
Men and women try living apart (Sia)
A contest for wives (Cochiti)
The serpent of the sea (Zuni)
Coyote, Iktome, and the rock (White River Sioux)
What's this? My balls for your dinner? (White River Sioux)
Coyote and Wasichu (Brule Sioux)
How beaver stole fire from the pines (Nez Percé)
The raven (Athapascan)
The bluebird and coyote (Pima)
Adventures of great rabbit (Algonquian)
Turkey makes the corn and coyote plants it (White Mountain Apache)
Coyote takes water from the frog people (Kalapuya)
How the people got arrowheads (Shasta)
Iktome and the ignorant girl (Brule Sioux)
Coyote fights a lump of pitch (White Mountain Apache)
Always-Living-At-The-Coast (Kwakiutl)
Glooscap grants three wishes (Algonquian)
Coyote's rabbit chase (Tewa)
Coyote gets rich off the white men (White Mountain Apache)
Iktome sleeps with his wife by mistake (Brule Sioux)
How to scare a bear (Tewa)
Coyote steals sun's tobacco (White Mountain Apache)
Doing a trick with eyeballs (Northern Cheyenne)
Iktome has a bad dream (Brule Sioux)
How Coyote got his cunning (Karok)
Coyote and the two frog women (Alsea)
Coyote dances with a star (Cheyenne)
The great race (Cheyenne)
Origin of the gnawing beaver (Haida)
How the crow came to be black (Brule Sioux)
The girl who married rattlesnake (Pomo)
The owl husband (Passamaquoddy)
The dogs hold an election (Brule Sioux)
The snake brothers (Brule Sioux)
Butterflies (Papago)
The revenge of blue corn ear maiden (Hopi)
The meeting of the wild animals (Tsimshian)
A fish story (Tewa)
The neglectful mother (Cochiti)
The bear and his Indian wife (Haida)
Wakiash and the first totem pole (Kwakiutl)
Two ghostly lovers (Brule Sioux)
The man who was afraid of nothing (Brule Sioux)
The land of the dead (Serrano)
The double-faced ghost (Cheyenne)
A journey to the skeleton house (Hopi)
The skeleton who fell down piece by piece (Isleta Pueblo)
The spirit wife (Zuni)
The transformed grandmother (Pima-Papago)
Big Eater's wife (Pequod)
The origin of the Hopi snake dance (Tewa)
Blue Jay visits ghost town (Chinook)
The ghost wife (Brule Sioux)
Woman chooses death (Blackfoot)
Coyote and the origin of death (Caddo)
The flood (Haida)
The seer who would not see (Pima)
The elk spirit of Lost Lake (Wasco)
The death of Head Chief and Young Mule (Northern Cheyenne)
The ghost dance at Wounded Knee (Brule Sioux)
The gnawing (Cheyenne)
The end of the world (White River Sioux)
Montezuma and the great flood (Papago)
The buffalo go (Kiowa)
The coming of Wasichu (Brule Sioux)
Remaking the world (Brule Sioux)


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