Jon E. Lewis provides new material and commentary alongside Lewis Spence's work from 1914. The chapters cover the history of Native Americans, their language and lifestyle, their culture and religion, and more.
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About the Author
Jon E. Lewis is a historian whose numerous books include bestsellers like The Mammoth Book of Native Americans. He lives in Herefordshire.
Lewis Spence (1874-1955) was a Scottish folklorist and mythologist. His many works include A Dictionary of Mythology, The Myths of Mexico and Peru, and more.
Table of Contents
1 An Introduction to Native Americans and Mythology 1
2 The Mythologies of the North American Indians 17
3 Algonquian Myths and Legends 75
4 Iroquois Myths and Legends 145
5 Sioux Myths and Legends 191
6 Myths and Legends of the Pawnees 229
7 Myths and Legends of the North and North-western Indians 244
An A-2 of the Chief Gods, Spirits and Mythical Beings of North America 292
Tribes by Region 296