Myths and Legends of North America

Myths and Legends of North America

Southwestern United States and Mexico

Book - 2015
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"Myths and legends from the Southwest of the United States and Mexico. Features include information about the history and culture behind the myths, pronunciations, lists of deities, word glossary, further information, and index"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Chicago :, World Book, a Scott Fetzer company,, [2015]
ISBN: 9780716626275
Characteristics: 64 pages : illustrations, map ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction
How coyote brought fire to the world
The world of the Apache
The origin of corn
The world of the Zuni
Wise son and the Grand Canyon
The world of the Hopi
Cochin and Miochin
The world of the Pueblo Indians
Old salt woman is refused food
The world of the Cochiti Pueblo
Nayenezgani slays the monsters
The world of the Navajo
The sacrifice of Cocijo
The world of the Zapotec
The creation of earth
The world of the Aztec
The birth of Huitzilopochtli
The world of Aztec warriors
The departure of Quetzalcoatl
The world of the Toltec
Deities of the Southwest and Mexico
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Summary: "Myths and legends from the Southwest of the United States and Mexico. Features include information about the history and culture behind the myths, pronunciations, lists of deities, word glossary, further information, and index"--Provided by publisher.

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