In this brilliant reworking of Lewis Spence's seminal Myths and Legends of the North American Indians, Jon E. Lewis puts the work in context with an extensive new introductory essay and additional commentary throughout the book on the history of Native Americans, their language and lifestyle, culture and religion/mythology. He includes examples of myths from tribes omitted by Spence, a guide to tribes and their myths by region, a basic Lakota (Sioux) glossary, guides to key pronunciations and a bibliography.... evade a snarling guard dog, and cross over an abyss on the thinnest of arches, before arrivingat Sednaa#39;s tented palace on the seabed. ... Withso few gods, the Eskimo relied on spirits to guide them. ... Some Eskimo cultures believed that the ancestral spirits had an overlord, rather like the Europeans of the medieval eraanbsp;...
|Title||:||A Brief Guide to Native American Myths and Legends|
|Publisher||:||Hachette UK - 2013-01-17|