Indian Legends of the Pacific Northwest

Indian Legends of the Pacific Northwest

Description

This collection of more than one hundred tribal tales, culled from the oral tradition of the Indians of Washington and Oregon, presents the Indians' own stories, told for generations around their fires, of the mountains, lakes, and rivers, and of the creation of the world and the heavens above. Each group of stories is prefaced by a brief factual account of Indian beliefs and of storytelling customs. "Indian Legends of the Pacific Northwest" is a treasure, still in print after fifty years.


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Details

Author(s)
Ella E. Clark, Robert Bruce Inverarity
Format
Paperback | 238 pages
Dimensions
140 x 210 x 15mm | 272g
Publication date
01 Apr 2003
Publisher
University of California Press
Publication City/Country
Berkerley, United States
Language
English
Edition Statement
50th Anniversary ed.
ISBN10
0520239261
ISBN13
9780520239265
Bestsellers rank
1,274,446