Voices of the Winds

Native American Legends

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Pub Date 14 Sep 2021 | Archive Date 19 Oct 2021

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Learn about the rich history of North America through the legends and tales of those who inhabited the land first in Voices of the Winds.

This wonderfully appealing anthology gathers more than 130 Native American legends, many told to the authors by elder storytellers and
tribal historians. The legends feature a broad array of mythical figures, such as Thunderbird, Coyote, and Raven, as well as human-like characters “The
Girl Who Married the Moon” and “Two Brothers Who Became Stars.”

Organized by region—with tales from the Northwest, Southwest, Great Plains, Southeast, and Northeast—the legends are drawn from many tribes, including the Wasco, Aleut, Apache, Yosemite, Cheyenne, Sioux, Hopi, Navajo, Chippewa, Cherokee and others, and are introduced by an informative headnote, accompanied by a variety of evocative line-art drawings. The stories include:

The Bridge of the Gods, WascoRaven’s Great Adventure, AlaskaSong of the Horses, NavahoOrigin of Fire, Jicarilla-ApacheThe Corn Ceremony, HidatsaThe Great Serpent and the Great Flood, Chippewa-OjibwaThe Origin of Earth, TuskegeeThe Legend of the Bear Family, PenobscotThe Origin of the Iroquois Nations, Iroquois

Get to know the first peoples of North America through these stories from their rich oral traditions.

Learn about the rich history of North America through the legends and tales of those who inhabited the land first in Voices of the Winds.

This wonderfully appealing anthology gathers more than 130...


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