American Indian Myths and Legends - Richard Erdoes & Alfonso Ortiz

American Indian Myths and Legends

By Richard Erdoes & Alfonso Ortiz

  • Release Date: 1985-08-12
  • Genre: Fairy Tales, Myths & Fables


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