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NATIVE AMERICAN MYTHS : Collected 1636 – 1919

Kerven, Rosalind
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Talking Stone
Published: July 23, 2018
ISBN: 9780953745487
640 pages, 13 black and white illustrations, 1 black and white map


– An important book about one of the world’s most inspirational yet least-known mythologies, written by an expert in the genre.
– One of the most comprehensive collections of its kind. Based on three years’ research through hundreds of archives, revealing a treasure trove of material, some never before available to the general UK reader.
– Over 100 ancient stories, verse narratives, songs, anecdotes and fragments of wisdom, sourced from 55 different Native American peoples.
– Extraordinary allegories that explore universal human concerns, promoting harmony between people and respect for the environment.
– Unforgettable characters include the Thunderbirds, Spider-Woman, Raven, the Sun, Bear Mother and the Keeper of the Brains of the Dead.
– Includes fascinating information about the original Native American storytellers and their diverse cultural backgrounds.

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