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Navaho Indian Myths (Native American)

Navaho Indian Myths (Native American)
Author: Aileen O’Bryan
ISBN 13: 9780486275925
ISBN 10: 486275922
Edition: Reprint
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication Date: 1993-06-14
Format: Paperback
Pages: 208
List Price: $12.95

Rich compilation of tribal fables and legends recorded in the 1920s from an elderly Navaho chief. Myths include "The Creation of the Sun and Moon," "The Sun's Path," "The Maiden who Became a Bear," "The Making of the Headdress," "The Story of the Rain Ceremony and Its Hogan," and many more.


Originally published as The Dine, GPO, 1956 in the series Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin; 163. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)