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Yaqui Myths and Legends, Score Nam Yml

By: R. W. Giddings

Description: This is a delightful collection of Yaqui folklore, illustrated with line drawings which invest Mexican folk-art motifs with quaint atomic-age cheerfulness. The Yaqui are part of the Southwestern Native American culture-group, and live in the

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Coos Texts, Score Nam Coos

By: L. J. Frachtenberg

Description: This is a short collection of texts from the Coos people of Oregon, collected by anthropologists a century ago. This includes origin myths and lore about what lies beyond the sky and death, tales of people who marry anthropomorphic animals, a

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The Traditions of the Hopi, Score Nam Toth

By: H. R. Voth

Description: This book of Hopi folklore, collected by an ethnographer early in the 20th century, is one of the most extensive available. It is now known that the Hopi were a bit selective in what they told the earliest researchers, but this does not lesse

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Yucatan Before and After the Conquest

By: Diego De Landa

Description: Among the many 'bad guys' in the history of sacred texts, the Friar Diego de Landa has to occupy a special circle in hell. In 1562, de Landa conducted an 'Auto de fé' in Maní where in addition to 5000 'idols,' he burned 27 books in Maya writing. This one act deprived future generations of a huge body of Mayan literature. He culturally impoverished the descendents of the Mayas, and left only four codices for scholars to puzzle over. The document translated ...

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Indian Why Stories Sparks from War Eagle's Lodge-fire, Score Nam Iwhys

By: Frank B. Linderman

Description: There is a wide difference between folk-lore of the so-called Old World and that of America. Transmitted orally through countless generations, the folk-stories of our ancestors show many evidences of distortion and of change in material parti

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Navajo Texts, Score Nam Nt

By: P. Earle Goddard

Description: Navajo or Navaho (native name: Dine bizaad) is an Athabaskan language (of Na-Dene stock) spoken in the southwest United States by the Navajo people (Dine). It is geographically and linguistically one of the Southern Athabaskan languages (the

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The Popol Vuh, the Mythic and Heroic Sagas of the Kichés of Centra...

By: Lewis Spence

Description: THE Popol Vuh is the New World's richest mythological mine. No translation of it has as yet appeared in English, and no adequate translation in any European language. It has been neglected to a certain extent because of the unthinking stric

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The Punishment of the Stingy and Other Indian Stories, Score Nam Pots

By: Geo. B. Grinnell

Description:1900 Punishment of the Stingy George Bird Grinnell Vintage Magazine Article carefullyextracted from Harpers Monthly Magazine published in 1900 Articleis in good condition with light age toning Approximate page size is6 x 9 Noteto buyers You ar

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A Saboba Origin-myth, Score CA Som

By: Geo. W. James

Description: This is a short article on the origin myth of the native Californians of the Tehachapi mountain region, written over a hundred years ago. This area traditionally marks the bounday between northern and southern California. Although this articl

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Truth of a Hopi, Score Nam Toah

By: Edmund Nequatewa

Description: This is one of the rarest types of ethnographic documents, one actually written by a native American. Mr. Nequatewa ably relates some of the mythological stories also covered by Voth. However, the bulk of this book--by far the most valuable s

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Mythology of the Mission Indians, Score CA Mmi

By: C. G. Du Bois

Description: This is a collection of papers by Constance Goddard Du Bois on the mythology of the Luiseño and Diegueño Indians of Southern California

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The Religion of the Indians of California, Score CA Ric

By: A. L. Kroeber

Description: This is A. L. Kroebers' classic article on the religion of Native California. It covers the entire culture region.

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The Mountain Chant, a Navajo Ceremony, Score Nam Tmc

By: Washington Matthews

Description: This is a description of a Navajo shamanistic healing ceremony. It centers around a recitation of a cycle of myths about a Navajo culture hero, Dsilyídje Qaçàl. His journey takes him to the land of the gods and goddesses, where he learns powe

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Legends and Myths of the Aboriginal Indians of British Guiana, Sco...

By: W. H. Brett

Description: William Henry Brett was a missionary to the Natives of British Guiana, and by his own account, was quite evangelical. Thus, as with all works written by agents of Western power, this book should be read with care. In addition, the entire book

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Tales of the Cochiti Indians, Score Nam Tci

By: Ruth Benedict

Description: This is a collection of texts from the Cochiti, a Native American Pueblo tribe of New Mexico. Ruth Benedict gathered these texts in the early 1920s in the field with her mentor at Columbia University, Franz Boas. The texts range from mytholog

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Dawn of the World, Score CA Dow

By: C. Hart Merriam

Description: The dawn of the world; myths and weird tales told by the Mewan Indians of California, collected and edited by C. Hart Merriam

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The Algonquin Legends of New England

By: Charles G. Leland

Description: Algonquin Legends of New England

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Indians of the Yosemite, Valley and Vicinity, Score CA Ioy

By: Galen Clark

Description: This short little book was written by one of the pioneers of Yosemite National Park, Galen Clark. In 1857 Clark was the first white person to view the Mariposa Grove, a stand of old-growth redwoods which are some of the largest living organis

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Hupa Texts, Score CA Hut

By: P. E. Goddard

Description: This is a collection of texts from the Hupa, who lived in Northern California, Humboldt County, on the Trinity River. The texts are unfiltered translations of stories related by Hupa at the start of the 20th century in an ethnographic context

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Zuñi Folk Tales, Score Nam Zft

By: F. H. Cushing

Description: This anthology is a thorough introduction to classic literature for those who have not yet experienced these literary masterworks. For those who have known and loved these works in the past, this is an invitation to reunite with old friends i

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