English | Oct 12, 1984 | ISBN: 0394507967, 0965222012 | 527 Pages | PDF | 23,9 MB
Combines unpublished tales related by living storytellers with the best of folklore sources to provide a collection of myths and legends representing native American tribal groups across the country. Book available.
"We have nothing more universal than our folk myths, and in this book Richard Erdoes and Alfonso Ortiz have brought together what is probably the most comprehensive and diverse collection of American Indian Legends ever compiled. It is a worthy and welcomed addition to the literature of our native peoples" -Dee Brown
"This fine, valuable new gathering of Turtle Island tales is truly alive, mysterious, and wonderful-overflowing, that is, with wonder, mystery and life." -Peter Matthiessen