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Indian legends of the Piasa country

Georgia McAdams Clifford

Indian legends of the Piasa country

by Georgia McAdams Clifford

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Published by [Clark-Sprague company] in Saint Louis, Mo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indians of North America -- Folklore.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPiasa country, Indian legends of the.
    Statementby Georgia McAdams Clifford, drawings by Guernsey LePelley.
    GenreFolklore.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE98.F6 C65
    The Physical Object
    Pagination113, [1] p., 1 l. incl. illus., pl.
    Number of Pages113
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6313875M
    LC Control Number34038006
    OCLC/WorldCa4719970

    this book contains the magic created around the indian fireside, for readers of all ages. IT INCLUDES MYTHS OF CREATION, CULTURE MYTHS, NATURE MYTHS AND BEAST FABLES, AS WELL AS LEGENDS, PERSONAL NARRATIVES AND HISTORICAL TRADITIONS OF THIRTY NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN TRIBES.4/5(2).   A noted student of American Indian life profiles activists who sought to lead their people from subjugation to citizenship. Take Sarah Winnemucca, for instance, a 19th-century Paiute teacher and writer who argued that the only way to end the suffering of Native peoples was to give them “a permanent home on [the Indians’] own native soil,” which would make of “the Author: Frederick E. Hoxie.

    Classic Fairy Tales, Folklore, Children's Stories, Myths and Legends from around the world. Rare titles available. Worldwide delivery. Shop Online Now.   By: Zitkala-Sa () Fourteen Old Indian Legends by Native American (Dakota) Author Zitkala-Sa. These Legends feature the 5/5(1).

    [email protected]| Meet India's 25 greatest global living legends. NDTV's 25 years of history marks 25 years of reporting the biggest news and events in India and across the world. Apache Legends: The Governor, Old Woman White Hands. Killing Of The Monsters. The Man Who Helped the Eagles. Origins of the Apache Indians. Releasing the Buffalo. The Supernatural Person in the Lake “When a child my mother taught me the legends of our people; taught me of the sun and sky, the moon and stars, the clouds and storms.


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: Indian Legends of the Piasa Country: Author was president of the Anerican Association Of Story Tellers Faculty, Washington University. Influenced in early childhood by her father's interest in indian lore and artifacts, she tells the stories of the indians living in the Piasa area where the Illinois and Missouri rivers meet.

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Long, long ago, when only animals walked the earth, Storm-bird lived in a cave by the river. His cave was lined with the bones of.

Indian Legends of the Piasa Country (second edition; St. Louis: Clark-Sprague Co., ), by Georgia McAdams Clifford, illust. by Guernsey Le Pelley (page images at HathiTrust) Indian Legends (New York et al.: Rand McNally, ), by Marion Foster Washburne, contrib.

by Alice Corbin Henderson, illust. by Frederick Richardson (page images at. Old Indian Legends is a collection of Sioux stories retold by the Yankton Dakota writer Zitkala-Sa and published in Concerned about the effect of assimilation on the tribe's children, she wanted to preserve the traditional stories of her people.

According to the University of Virginia Library Electronic Text Center, there are 14 legends which comprise this book. INDIAN LEGENDS OF THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY - GEORGIA McADAMS CLIFFORD.

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Georgia McAdams Clifford, in Indian Legends of the Piasa Country, related a colorful tale about a point on the great bluffs that overlook the mighty Mississippi. Many years before this region was settled by the first pioneers, according to the story, a young Indian maiden named Laughing Moon enjoyed sitting on the bluffs at night and watching.

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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.

In many of these old legends, told around the campfire or a roaring hearth, can be heard the approach of galloping horses, the whispers of phantoms in ghost towns, the far-off sounds of pistols blazing, and the sighing moans of the winds drifting through the ancient trees of hunting, mining, and cowboy camps.

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Zitkala-Sa: American Indian Stories, Legends, and Other Writings edited with an introduction and notes by Cathy N. Davidson and Ada Norris. Highly a-Sa (Gertrude Simmons Bonnin), a South Dakota Sioux (through her mother; her father was white) born inthe year of the Battle of the Little Big Horn, was an educator, musician, writer, 5/5(5).

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Old Indian Legends introduces Sioux traditions, including Iktomi (a trickster who often takes the Author: Zitkala -Sa. 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).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 .Legends and Fairy Tales "Old Indian Legends" introduces Sioux traditions, including Iktomi the trickster, Iya the glutton, and animal characters of the Sioux world.

While these legends may at first seem odd and alien to the reader, they are similar to some European fairy tales. Compare and contrast a Sioux legend and a traditional fairy tale.