Description - American Indian Myths and Legends by Alfonso Ortiz
This magnificent collection gathers 160 tales from 80 tribal groups to offer a rich and lively panorama of the native American mythic heritage. A broad selection of contemporary Indian voices have been added to the best folkloric sources of the 19th Century to make this the most comprehensive and authentic volume of its kind.
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(232mm x 157mm x 37mm)
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
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Author Biography - Alfonso Ortiz
RICHARD ERDOES is co-editor of American Indian Myths and Legends and the author of, among many other books, Lakota Woman; Lame Deer, Seeker of Visions; and Saloons of the Old West. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico. ALFONSO ORTIZ was a Native American scholar, anthropologist, activist and author. His works included, The Tewa World: Space, Time, Being and Becoming in a Pueblo Society.