Amerindian Myths

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Amerindian Myths

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1iaia852
Nov 29, 2011, 12:39 am

Does anyone know any amerindians myths?

2aulsmith
Nov 29, 2011, 9:12 am

Yes. Try Barry H. Lopez's Giving Birth to Thunder, Sleeping with His Daughter and Joseph Bruchac just to scratch the surface.

3Randy_Hierodule
Nov 29, 2011, 4:25 pm

You might try Weston LaBarre's The Ghost Dance (etc.), Antonin Artuad's The Peyote Dance, The Popol Vuh, etc.

To add to the list of fictional works, Dreamspeaker is an interesting young adult novel situated among the Indians of British Columbia.

4Sandydog1
Mar 27, 2012, 9:01 pm

For the kids, check out anything by Paul Goble

5janeajones
Mar 27, 2012, 11:26 pm

John Bierhorst's The Red Swan: Myths and Tales of the American Indians is a classic. And there's the Time/Life Mother Earth, Father Sky: Native American Myth (Myth & Mankind , Vol 4, No 20).

Betty Jumper's Legends of the Seminoles is a gorgeously illustrated kid's book.