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Old Indian Legends

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English


  • Folklore & Mythology - Folklore,
  • Folklore & Mythology,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology

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Edition Notes

ContributionsAngel De Cora (Illustrator), Zitkala-Sa (Translator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages204
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8545303M
ISBN 10143260614X
ISBN 109781432606145

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  By: Zitkala-Sa () Fourteen Old Indian Legends by Native American (Dakota) Author Zitkala-Sa. These Legends feature the exploits of Iktomi the Native American Trickster god.5/5(1). Old Indian Legends. By. Zitkala-Sa. 0 (0 Reviews) Free Download. Read Online. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. You can also read the full text online using our ereader. Fourteen stories featuring Iktomi, the Native American Trickster god. Old Indian Legends. Zitkala-Sa. Published: OLD INDIAN LEGENDS. PREFACE. THESE legends are relics of our country's once virgin soil. These and many others are the tales the little black-haired aborigine loved so much to hear beside the night fire.   Old Indian Legends features tales from the oral tradition — legends passed down through the generations that form a genre known as the "retold tale." Born on South Dakota's Yankton Reservation in , Zitkala-Sa felt "as free as the wind that blew my hair, and no less spirited than a 4/5.

The century-old prose may seem a little precious at first, but stick with it. This is a delightful book of retold tales from the native people of the northern Great Plains. The author, Zitkala Ša. If you see something you don't like, pleaselet me know. Home Folktales North American folktales. Old Indian legends. Notes: Contains 14 Native American folktales. Author: Zitkala-Sa. Published: Publisher: Ginn and Company, Boston, London. and the ducks. 's blanket. Native American Indian Legends and Folklore This page is our collection of Native American folktales and traditional stories that can be read online. We have indexed these stories tribe by tribe to make them easier to locate ; however, variants on the same native legend are often told by American Indians from different tribes, especially if.   Apple Books Preview. Old Indian Legends. Zitkala-Sa. , 8 Ratings; Publisher Description. These and many others are the tales the American Indians loved so much to hear beside the night fire. For these people the personified elements and other spirits played in a vast world right around the center fire of the wigwam. Iktomi, the snare weaver /5(8).