American Indian Myths and LegendsBook - 1984
More than 160 tales from eighty tribal groups gives us a rich and lively panorama of the Native American mythic heritage. From across the continent comes tales of creation and love; heroes and war; animals, tricksters, and the end of the world. In addition to mining the best folkloric sources of the nineteenth century, the editors have also included a broad selection of contemporary Native American voices.
With black-and-white illustrations throughout
Selected and edited by Richard Erdoes and Alfonso Ortiz
Part of the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library
Baker & Taylor
Combines a bounty of unpublished tales related to the authors by living storytellers with the best of folklore sources to provide 160 myths and legends of more than 80 tribal groups across the continent