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Tepee tales of the American Indian, retold for our times by Dee Brown ; illustrated by Louis Mofsie

Label
Tepee tales of the American Indian
Title
Tepee tales of the American Indian
Statement of responsibility
retold for our times by Dee Brown ; illustrated by Louis Mofsie
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A retelling of traditional tales from a variety of North American Indian tribes
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
398.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
E98.F6
LC item number
B8595 1979
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Tepee tales of the American Indian, retold for our times by Dee Brown ; illustrated by Louis Mofsie
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
  • When animals lived as equals with the people. The rooster, the mockingbird, and the maiden (Hopi) -- The bear man (Cherokee) -- How Antelope Carrier saved the thunderbirds (Arikara) -- Why dogs have long tongues (Caddo) -- The great shell of Kintyel (Navaho) -- The girl who climbed to the sky (Arapaho-Caddo)
  • Before the white men came. The Cheyenne prophet (Cheyenne) -- The deeds and prophecies of Old Man (Blackfoot) -- How day and night were divided (Creek) -- How the buffalo were released on Earth (Apache-Comanche) -- How corn came to the Earth (Arikara) -- How Rabbit brought fire to the people (Creek) -- Godasiyo the woman chief (Seneca)
  • Allegories. The return of Ice Man (Cherokee) -- Ice Man and the messenger of springtime (Chippewa)
  • First contacts with Europeans. How Iscoda and his friends met the white men from the east and journeyed across the great waters (Ottawa) -- Katlian and the iron people (Tlingit) -- How the first white men came to the Cheyennes.(Cheyenne)
  • The coming of the horse. How a Piegan warrior found the first horses (Blackfoot) -- Water Spirit's gift of horses (Blackfoot)
  • Tricksters and magicians. How Rabbit fooled Wolf (Creek) -- Coyote and the rolling rock (Salish-Blackfoot) -- Skunk outwits Coyote (Comanche) -- Nihancan and the dwarf's arrow (Arapaho) -- Swift-Runner and the trickster tarantula (Zuni) -- Buffalo Woman, a story of magic (Caddo)
  • Heroes and heroines. The hunter and the Dakwa (Cherokee) -- The prisoners of the Court House Rock (Pawnee) -- Red Shield and Running Wolf (Crow)
  • Animal stories. The bluebird and the coyote (Pima) -- The story of the bat (Creek) -- Crow and Hawk (Cochiti) -- Why Coyote stopped imitating his friends (Caddo)
  • Ghost stories. The lame warrior and the skeleton (Arapaho) -- Heavy Collar and the ghost woman (Blackfoot) -- The Sioux who wrestled with a ghost (Sioux)
Control code
10246
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
174 p.
Isbn
9780030227615
Lccn
77028292
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm03609422
  • (OCoLC)3609422
Label
Tepee tales of the American Indian, retold for our times by Dee Brown ; illustrated by Louis Mofsie
Publication
Contents
  • When animals lived as equals with the people. The rooster, the mockingbird, and the maiden (Hopi) -- The bear man (Cherokee) -- How Antelope Carrier saved the thunderbirds (Arikara) -- Why dogs have long tongues (Caddo) -- The great shell of Kintyel (Navaho) -- The girl who climbed to the sky (Arapaho-Caddo)
  • Before the white men came. The Cheyenne prophet (Cheyenne) -- The deeds and prophecies of Old Man (Blackfoot) -- How day and night were divided (Creek) -- How the buffalo were released on Earth (Apache-Comanche) -- How corn came to the Earth (Arikara) -- How Rabbit brought fire to the people (Creek) -- Godasiyo the woman chief (Seneca)
  • Allegories. The return of Ice Man (Cherokee) -- Ice Man and the messenger of springtime (Chippewa)
  • First contacts with Europeans. How Iscoda and his friends met the white men from the east and journeyed across the great waters (Ottawa) -- Katlian and the iron people (Tlingit) -- How the first white men came to the Cheyennes.(Cheyenne)
  • The coming of the horse. How a Piegan warrior found the first horses (Blackfoot) -- Water Spirit's gift of horses (Blackfoot)
  • Tricksters and magicians. How Rabbit fooled Wolf (Creek) -- Coyote and the rolling rock (Salish-Blackfoot) -- Skunk outwits Coyote (Comanche) -- Nihancan and the dwarf's arrow (Arapaho) -- Swift-Runner and the trickster tarantula (Zuni) -- Buffalo Woman, a story of magic (Caddo)
  • Heroes and heroines. The hunter and the Dakwa (Cherokee) -- The prisoners of the Court House Rock (Pawnee) -- Red Shield and Running Wolf (Crow)
  • Animal stories. The bluebird and the coyote (Pima) -- The story of the bat (Creek) -- Crow and Hawk (Cochiti) -- Why Coyote stopped imitating his friends (Caddo)
  • Ghost stories. The lame warrior and the skeleton (Arapaho) -- Heavy Collar and the ghost woman (Blackfoot) -- The Sioux who wrestled with a ghost (Sioux)
Control code
10246
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
174 p.
Isbn
9780030227615
Lccn
77028292
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm03609422
  • (OCoLC)3609422

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