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American Indian Fairy Tales

American Indian Fairy Tales

Margaret Compton

Fully illustrated. This is a collection of Native American folklore, retold for children and young adults, over a century ago. Chapters include: The Story-Teller Himself; Snowbird And The Water-Tiger; The Coyote Or Prairie Wolf; How Mad Buffalo Fought The Thunder-Bird; The Red Swan; The Bended Rocks; White Hawk, The Lazy; The Magic Feather; The…

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Apu Ollantay

Apu Ollantay

Clements Markham

This is the tale of Ollantay, a noble commoner who defies the Inca because of his love for the princess Cusi Coyllor, and thereby puts the empire into a state of rebellion. Ollantay combines tragedy and comedy, and has a vivid cast of male and female characters. This translation by Clements Markham follows the original closely and is very readable.

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Chinigchinich

Chinigchinich

Friar Geronimo Boscana

Chinigchinich is an ethnographic account of the culture and religious beliefs of the native Californians in the vicinity of the famous mission San Juan Capistrano. Boscana was a bigot and a racist (he describes the Indians as being like monkeys). However, he lived among them for decades and obviously had an inquisitive mind and a…

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Eskimo Folk-Tales

Eskimo Folk-Tales

Knud Rasmussen

With 12 illustrations, this is a collection of 52 folk-tales including; The Two Friends Who Set Off To Travel Round The World; The Coming Of Men, A Long, Long While Ago; Nukúnguasik, Who Escaped From The Tupilak; Qujâvârssuk; Kúnigseq; The Woman Who Had A Bear As A Foster-Son; Ímarasugssuaq, Who Ate His Wives; Qalagánguasê, Who Passed…

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