The Indian fairy book : from the original legends
|Format:||Print Book 1916|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
SummaryA collection of twenty-four fairy tales from the tradition of the North American Indian.
ContentsThe boy who set a snare for the sun
Manabozho, the Mischief-Maker
The red swan
The celestial sisters
Gray Eagle and his five brothers
He of the little shell
Osseo, the son of the evening star
The wonderful exploits of Grasshopper
The origin of the robin
White Feather and the six giants
Sheem, the forsaken boy
Strong Desire and the red sorcerer
The magic packet
The man with his leg tied up
Leelinau, the lost daughter
The Winter Spirit and his visitor
The enchanted moccasins
The Weendigoes and the bone-dwarf
The bird lover
Bokwewa, the humpback
The little boy-man
Wunzh, the father of Indian corn.
Indians of North America
Fairy tales -- North America.
Folklore -- North America.
|Publisher|| New York :Frederick A. Stokes,1916
Curtis, Elizabeth, 1873-1946.
"These Indian fairy tales are chosen from the many stories collected by Mr. Henry R. Schoolcraft ... In 1856 this collection of his stories was published by Mason Brothers in New York City"--Foreword.
303 pages, 8 unnumbered leaves of plates : color illustrations ; 21 cm.