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2 edition of bibliography of American Indian sky lore found in the catalog.

bibliography of American Indian sky lore

Von Del Chamberlain

bibliography of American Indian sky lore

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Published by Abrams Planetarium, Michigan State University in [East Lansing, Mich.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indians of North America -- Folklore -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Statementreferences selected by Von Del Chamberlain.
    GenreBibliography.
    ContributionsMichigan State University. Abrams Planetarium.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination11 p. :
    Number of Pages11
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20370245M

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OCLC Number: Description: 24 pages: illustrations ; 22 x 28 cm: Other Titles: Sky lore of the American Indian: Responsibility: by Mark Littmann. Best books on Native American folk lore, myths, and legends. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

Explore the mysteries of our Universe with Sky Tellers. Ten Native American myths and legends investigate the reason for day and Night, why we have seasons, the origin of the stars and other wondrous phenomena of our night sky.

Each narrative is accompanied by. Recommended Books of Sky Stories from Native American Myth and Legend Our organization earns a commission from any book bought through these links Keepers of the Night: Native American Stories and Nocturnal Activities for Children: Excellent collection of Native legends about the night sky, with teaching activities for classroom use.

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Common elements are the principle of an all-embracing, universal. Native American Literature--selected bibliography, compiled by K.L. MacKay. A Brief History of Native American Written Literature.

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American Indian Library Association's Youth Literature. The historic figures of Red Cloud, an Oglala Sioux warrior, and the Shawnee leader Tecumseh, a name meaning shooting star or panther moving across the sky, took names influenced by weather and.

Joy Harjo, American poet, writer, academic, musician, and Native American activist whose poems featured Indian symbolism, imagery, history, and ideas set within a universal context.

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The lore is rich and diverse; some tales are humorous, others are serious. Some stories are about people who lived — or might have lived — long ago; others are about real children who you may know as a friend or neighbor today. Meet them all between the pages of the books.

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