Dee Brown's Folktales of the Native American: Retold for Our Times

Dee Brown's Folktales of the Native American: Retold for Our Times

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By (author) Dee Brown, Illustrated by Louis Mofsie

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  • Publisher: Holt McDougal
  • Format: Paperback | 176 pages
  • Dimensions: 152mm x 228mm x 14mm | 260g
  • Publication date: 15 June 1993
  • Publication City/Country: New York, NY
  • ISBN 10: 080502607X
  • ISBN 13: 9780805026078
  • Edition statement: Reprint
  • Sales rank: 714,194

Product description

This comprehensive collection of Native American folklore draws on a unique oral tradition, illuminating for students the very roots of Native American culture. Gathered from numerous tribes--Seneca, Hopi, Navaho, Creek, Cheyenne, Cherokee, and Blackfoot--these thirty-six stories, passed down through generations, are narrated by Dee Brown as they might be told around a campfire today. Updated for the modern reader, these tales capture the true spirit and flavor of Native American Mythology.With a new preface written by the author especially for this edition and attractive line illustrations by Native American Louis Mofsie, this unique is essential reading for a new generation of students interested in Native American culture and history, mythology and folklore, and cultural history.

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Dee Brown is the author of more than twenty five books on American history and the West, including" Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee," which has sold more than five million copies worldwide.

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"A full-bodied and literate survey."--"Booklist""Fluent and graceful, these good tales will appeal to both adults and children."--"American Bookseller"