Folktales of the Native American

Folktales of the Native American Originally published as Tepee tales of the American Indian New York Holt Rinehart and Winston Reissued in under current title with a new preface This editon is based on the edition

  • Title: Folktales of the Native American
  • Author: Dee Brown Joy Porter Caroline Smith
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 109
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Originally published as Tepee tales of the American Indian New York Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1979 Reissued in 1993 under current title with a new preface This editon is based on the 1993 edition, with minor emendations.Dee Brown did much to shift prevailing attitudes towards Native Americans with his groundbreaking, bestselling account of their displacement, BurOriginally published as Tepee tales of the American Indian New York Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1979 Reissued in 1993 under current title with a new preface This editon is based on the 1993 edition, with minor emendations.Dee Brown did much to shift prevailing attitudes towards Native Americans with his groundbreaking, bestselling account of their displacement, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee Nine years later, in 1979, he compiled this collection of Native American folklore His aim was to demonstrate the kinship between people across the world, as reflected in the stories passed from one generation to another.These 36 tales, beautifully retold in modern prose, originate from many different indigenous Native American communities The Girl Who Climbed to the Sky belongs to the Arapaho Caddo culture, How Rabbit Fooled Wolf to the Creeks There are tales of tricksters hero legends and origin myths about the buffalo, fire, and day and night As Brown hoped, these tales reveal the shared values of far flung cultures In her introduction, Joy Porter, a historian and joint editor of the Cambridge Companion to Native American Literature, discusses how they speak of an expansive, sentient and articulate world with which human beings could be in a positive and reciprocal relationship Caroline Smith s vibrant illustrations, which will appeal to all ages, express the drama and grace of these captivating stories.

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    1. Dee Brown Joy Porter Caroline Smith

      Dorris Alexander Dee Brown 1908 2002 was a celebrated author of both fiction and nonfiction, whose classic study Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee is widely credited with exposing the systematic destruction of American Indian tribes to a world audience Brown was born in Louisiana and grew up in Arkansas He worked as a reporter and a printer before enrolling at Arkansas State Teachers College, where he met his future wife, Sally Stroud He later earned two degrees in library science, and worked as a librarian while beginning his career as a writer He went on to research and write than thirty books, often centered on frontier history or overlooked moments of the Civil War Brown continued writing until his death in 2002.

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    1. This is a nice overview of stories from different tribes. I like that source material is included at the end, and look forward to reading more in depth collections.


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