The Long-tailed Bear

The Long-tailed Bear

And Other Indian Legends

Book - 1961
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Publisher: Indianapolis, MN : Bobbs-Merrill, c1961
Branch Call Number: 398.2/BEL
Alternative Title: How the long-tailed bear lost his tail : a tale told by the Loucheux Indians of the Mackenzie River
How the animals made wings for bat and flying squirrel : a tale of the Creek and Cherokee Indians
Why crane's feathers are brown and otter doesn't feel the cold : a tale told by the Assiniboin Indians
Why dogs carry their tails over their backs : a tale told by the Lipan Apache Indians
Why groundhog's tail is short : a tale told by the Cherokee Indians
How frogs lost their tails : a tale told by the Wintu Indians
How the birds came to have their many colors : a tale told by the Tahltan Indians
Why ducks have flat feet : a tale told by the Chukchansi Yokut Indians
How the beaver came to build their homes in the water : a tale told by the Pawnee Indians
How possum got his tail : a tale told by the Creek Indians
Why mole's front paws are bent : a tale of the Achomawi Indians
How terrapin's shell was cracked : a tale of the Creek Indians
How deer got his horns : a tale of the Cherokee Indians
How the whales reached the sea : a tale told by the Bellabella Indians
How the cardinal got his red feathers : a tale of the Cherokee Indians
How crane got his long legs : a tale of the Cree Indians
How the wildcat got his spots : a tale of the Shawnee Indians
How duck got his bill : a tale told by the Sahaptian Indians
Why animals are afraid of fire : a tale told by the Karok Indians
How beaver got his fine fur : a tale of the Cree Indians
Why the animals live where they do : a tale told by the Tahltan Indians
How turkey got his white tail : a tale told by the Tewa Indians
Why the tip of fox's tail is white : a tale told by the Acoma Indians

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