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Folktales of the Native American #2020

Folktales of the Native American Originally published as Tepee tales of the American Indian New York Holt Rinehart and Winston Reissued in under current title with a new preface This editon is based on the edition

  • Title: Folktales of the Native American
  • Author: Dee Brown Joy Porter Caroline Smith
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 226
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Folktales of the Native American By Dee Brown Joy Porter Caroline Smith, Originally published as Tepee tales of the American Indian New York Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1979 Reissued in 1993 under current title with a new preface This editon is based on the 1993 edition, with minor emendations.Dee Brown did much to shift prevailing attitudes towards Native Americans with his groundbreaking, bestselling account of their displacement, BurOriginally published as Tepee tales of the American Indian New York Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1979 Reissued in 1993 under current title with a new preface This editon is based on the 1993 edition, with minor emendations.Dee Brown did much to shift prevailing attitudes towards Native Americans with his groundbreaking, bestselling account of their displacement, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee Nine years later, in 1979, he compiled this collection of Native American folklore His aim was to demonstrate the kinship between people across the world, as reflected in the stories passed from one generation to another.These 36 tales, beautifully retold in modern prose, originate from many different indigenous Native American communities The Girl Who Climbed to the Sky belongs to the Arapaho Caddo culture, How Rabbit Fooled Wolf to the Creeks There are tales of tricksters hero legends and origin myths about the buffalo, fire, and day and night As Brown hoped, these tales reveal the shared values of far flung cultures In her introduction, Joy Porter, a historian and joint editor of the Cambridge Companion to Native American Literature, discusses how they speak of an expansive, sentient and articulate world with which human beings could be in a positive and reciprocal relationship Caroline Smith s vibrant illustrations, which will appeal to all ages, express the drama and grace of these captivating stories.

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    1 thought on “Folktales of the Native American

    1. This is a nice overview of stories from different tribes I like that source material is included at the end, and look forward to reading in depth collections.

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