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3 edition of Star Legends Among The American Indians found in the catalog.

Star Legends Among The American Indians

by Clark Wissler

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11937329M
ISBN 101432590642
ISBN 109781432590642

Astronomy played in an important role in early Native American cultures, serving as the basis for governance, agricultural practices and more. And studying the stars also caused tribes to theorize about the beginning of life in the universe. Classic Blackfoot legend about Morning Star and his son Scar-Face (Poia). Scarface and the Sweatlodge: In this alternate version of the story, Scarface is the adopted brother of Morningstar, not his son. Recommended Books of Related Native American Legends Star Boy: Picture book telling the story of Morning-Star and his son Star-Boy.

Among contemporary Native American people of Oklahoma, Deer Woman often plays a "bogeyman" sort of role, said to trample to death incautious young people. Underwater Panther (in Potawatomi, Nambi-Za, Nampe'shiu, Nampeshi'kw, Nambzhew and other ways): A powerful mythological creature something like a cross between a cougar and a dragon. Rosalind Kerven () Native American Myths collected – Talking Stone. ISBN ; Erdoes, Richard and Ortiz, Alfonso: American Indian Myths and Legends (New York: Pantheon Books, ) Korotayev, Andrey et al. Which genes and myths did the different waves of the peopling of Americas bring to the New World?.

One of our + Native American Legends - Moshup the Giant (Wampanoag). Moshup the Giant A Wampanoag Legend. Before the first European settlers came to this land, there lived on the coast of Massachusetts a giant named Moshup. Moshup lived among the Wampanoag Indians both on Cape Cod and Martha's Vineyard. Now there are many tales and. Native American Story Teller The Story of the Legend of the Morning Star. The Story of the Legend of the Morning Star (An Iroquois Story) Sosondowah guarded well the Dawn Maid's lodge, but as the days passed, he began to long to visit the Earth again. He begged the .


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New York, N.Y.: American Museum. Nancy Red Star's book is great as we learn that native American Indians did come here from other star systems.

Also it is beautifully written with words of wisdom/5(65). The book is called ENCOUNTERS WITH STAR PEOPLE: UNTOLD STORIES OF AMERICAN INDIANS. (Excerpt from the book) ~ I first learned about the “Star People” when my grandmother told me the ancient legends of my people.

Caddo legend about a star girl who had buffalo power. Recommended Books of Star Stories from Native American Myth and Legend They Dance in the Sky: Native American Star Myths: Stars of the First People: Native American Constellation and Star Myths: Two excellent collections of traditional star legends from a variety of tribes.

The Indians' Book is a collection of "Authentic Native American Legends, Lore and Music". At the turn of the century, this book was instrumental in a change of attitude towards Native Amaricans. Through it, we see the "depth and dignity or Indian thoughts" (Theodore Roosevelt) from a time when Indians were commonly viewed as little more than /5(8).

This book is about a Native American family in the late s. The father gets his money and horse stolen by another native American, so the father ends up killing the thief. Then the police come and chase the family into the woods, so they live in the woods.

Then the mother and father end up dying during the winter/5. Joseph Bruchac, coauthor of The Keepers of the Earth series, is a nationally acclaimed Native American storyteller and writer who has authored more than 70 books of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry for adults and children.

He lives in upstate New York/5(19). There is a book called “The Legend of Starcrash” by Dolores Cannon that goes into great detail of how a large alien ship landed on Earth and could not leave because of faulty equipment and these aliens are the ancestors to a large section of the American Indians.

Native American Morning Star Spirits Apisirahts (Blackfoot) Native American Morning Star Stories White Owl: Penobscot story in which Morning Star appears to help the hero in his escape from a night-witch.

Falling-Star: Cheyenne story about a woman who married the Morning Star and gave birth to a star hero. Recommended Books of Related Native. Books shelved as native-american: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of.

A book created wholly by the American Indian - songs, myths, drawings and decorations based on traditional designs - "The Indians' Book" is a treasury of lore for general readers, for folk singers. Its musical and folk material derives directly from the Indian oral tradition and is presented exactly as Miss Curtis recorded it.5/5(1).

Under this name, he appears among the Crow, Nez Perce, and Shoshone, on the western fringe of the Plains, but rarely among the Pawnee, Arikara, and Dakota and practically never among the tribes designating him as human. Among the Assiniboine, Dakota, and Omaha, this hero is given a spider-like character called Unktomi.

This magnificent collection gathers tales from 80 tribal gathers to offer a rich and lively panorama of the Native American mythic heritage. From all across the continent come tales of creation and love, of heroes and war, of animals, tricksters, and the end of the world.

Alfonso Ortiz, an eminent anthropologist, and Richard Erdoes, an artist and master storyteller, Indian voices in the 4/5(10). Books shelved as american-indians: Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West by Dee Brown, The Absolutely True Diary of a Par.

In Richard Erdoes and Alfonso Ortizs colorful collection, American Indian Myths and Legends, nearly stories help give They tell tale of creation of life, the supernatural, higher beings, and even explain such miniscule things as why the crow is black and why a beaver’s tale is flat/5.

In Frank Waters's writings on Hopi mythology, the Blue Star Kachina or Saquasohuh, is a kachina or spirit, that will signify the coming of the beginning of the new world by appearing in the form of a blue star. The Blue Star Kachina is said to be the ninth and final sign before the "Day of Purification", described as a apocalypse or a "world engulfing cataclysm" that will lead to the.

Books shelved as native-american-authors: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie, Ceremony by Leslie Marmon Silko, House Made.

Native American Folklore. Index of Native American languages Index of Native American cultures What's new on our site today!. Native Languages of the Americas: American Indian Legends and Folklore This page is our collection of links to authentic books about Native American folklore and mythology for sale online.

The story of Poia A Blackfoot Legend. Once during the summer in the earliest times, when it was too hot to sleep indoors, a beautiful maiden named Feather-woman slept outside in the tall prairie grass.

She opened her eyes just as the Morning Star came into view, and she began to look on it with wonder.First published inAmerican Indian Stories details the hardships encountered by Zitkala-Ša and other Native Americans in the missionary and manual labour schools.

The autobiographical details contrast her early life on the Yankton Indian Reservation and her time as a student at White's Manual Labour Institute and Earlham College. [3]. The legends that follow are the legends of the Healer. These legends were told by the fireside of a “saintly white teacher,” who performed miracles with healing and control over the winds, waters, and other natural items.

All describe his eyes as gray-green like the .