Plains Indian mythology / Alice Marriott and Carol K. Rachlin.

By: Marriott, Alice, 1910-1992Contributor(s): Rachlin, Carol K [author.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Crowell, [1975]Copyright date: ©1975Description: xiii, 194 pages : illustrations ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0690006942; 9780690006940Subject(s): Indians of North America -- Great Plains -- Religion | Indian mythology -- Great Plains | Indians of North America -- Great Plains -- FolkloreAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Plains Indian mythology.DDC classification: 299/.7 LOC classification: E78.G73 | M37 1975Other classification: 6,33
Contents:
Beginnings: Great myths: Creation- Pawnee -- People of the middle waters and how they came to be- Osage -- How the earth and men were made- Arapaho -- How men were made- Crow -- Emergence myth- Kiowa -- Grandmother Spider and the Twin Boys- Kiowa -- Ghost owl- Cheyenne -- Little stories: How and why: Teaching the children- Kiowa-Apache -- How the people caught the sun- Kiowa -- Old Man Coyote and his mother-in-law- Brule Sioux -- Old Man Coyote and buffalo power- Shoshoni -- Why dogs do not speak- Kiowa -- Why turtle's shell is checked- Cheyenne -- Why the prairie dogs' tails are short- Kiowa -- Horseback days: Magic dogs- Comanche -- Out of the earth houses- Cheyenne -- Bear Butte- Cheyenne -- Traders from Mexico- Kiowa -- Woman general- Osage -- Woman left on the prairie- Comanche -- Enemies- Pawnee -- Winter the stars fell, 1833-1834- Kiowa -- Tipi shaking- Mescalero Apache -- Wolf power- Kiowa -- Shaman's spider- Kiowa -- Freedom's ending: Bed for God- Arapaho -- To catch a song- Pawnee -- Home cooking- Kiowa -- Candy man- Kiowa -- Forty-nine songs- Intertribal -- How much can be lost?- Cheyenne -- Plains today.
Summary: A collection of traditional stories gleaned from oral sources with poetry.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 190-194).

Beginnings: Great myths: Creation- Pawnee -- People of the middle waters and how they came to be- Osage -- How the earth and men were made- Arapaho -- How men were made- Crow -- Emergence myth- Kiowa -- Grandmother Spider and the Twin Boys- Kiowa -- Ghost owl- Cheyenne -- Little stories: How and why: Teaching the children- Kiowa-Apache -- How the people caught the sun- Kiowa -- Old Man Coyote and his mother-in-law- Brule Sioux -- Old Man Coyote and buffalo power- Shoshoni -- Why dogs do not speak- Kiowa -- Why turtle's shell is checked- Cheyenne -- Why the prairie dogs' tails are short- Kiowa -- Horseback days: Magic dogs- Comanche -- Out of the earth houses- Cheyenne -- Bear Butte- Cheyenne -- Traders from Mexico- Kiowa -- Woman general- Osage -- Woman left on the prairie- Comanche -- Enemies- Pawnee -- Winter the stars fell, 1833-1834- Kiowa -- Tipi shaking- Mescalero Apache -- Wolf power- Kiowa -- Shaman's spider- Kiowa -- Freedom's ending: Bed for God- Arapaho -- To catch a song- Pawnee -- Home cooking- Kiowa -- Candy man- Kiowa -- Forty-nine songs- Intertribal -- How much can be lost?- Cheyenne -- Plains today.

A collection of traditional stories gleaned from oral sources with poetry.

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