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.
On Sale: 06/15/1993
ISBN: 9780805026078176 Pages
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.
Praise for Dee Brown's Folktales of the Native American
“A full-bodied and literate survey.” —Booklist
“Fluent and graceful, these good tales will appeal to both adults and children.” —American Bookseller