Indian Legends of Canada Ella E. Clark

ISBN: 9780771021213

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177 pages


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Indian Legends of Canada  by  Ella E. Clark

Indian Legends of Canada by Ella E. Clark
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The role of storyteller was always a very special one among Native Americans, combining the functions of philosopher, historian, and entertainer. Winter was the time for the stories around the fire, when the hunt was over and people longed to be “MoreThe role of storyteller was always a very special one among Native Americans, combining the functions of philosopher, historian, and entertainer.

Winter was the time for the stories around the fire, when the hunt was over and people longed to be “lifted to the fairyland of pure imagination,” as an early twentieth-century Native American has said. This book contains the magic created around the Indian fireside, for readers of all ages.

It includes myths of creation, culture myths, nature myths, and beast fables, as well as the legends, personal narratives and historical traditions of thirty North American Indian tribes.



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