Dee Brown's Folktales of the Native American

Retold for Our Times

Dee Brown; With illustrations by Louis Mofsie

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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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“A full-bodied and literate survey.”—Booklist

“Fluent and graceful, these good tales will appeal to both adults and children.”—American Bookseller

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Dee Brown; With illustrations by Louis Mofsie

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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Dee Brown's Folktales of the Native American
Retold for Our Times
Dee Brown; With illustrations by Louis Mofsie

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Henry Holt and Co.
Holt Paperbacks
June 1993
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780805026078
ISBN10: 080502607X
6 x 9 inches, 176 pages, Full-color illustrations throughout
$17.00
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