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The Resource Four ancestors : stories, songs, and poems from Native North America, told by Joseph Bruchac ; pictures by S.S. Burrus [and others]

Four ancestors : stories, songs, and poems from Native North America, told by Joseph Bruchac ; pictures by S.S. Burrus [and others]

Label
Four ancestors : stories, songs, and poems from Native North America
Title
Four ancestors
Title remainder
stories, songs, and poems from Native North America
Statement of responsibility
told by Joseph Bruchac ; pictures by S.S. Burrus [and others]
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of traditional Native American tales celebrating the wonder and mystery of the natural world, arranged under the categories "Fire," "Earth," "Water," and "Air."
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bruchac, Joseph
Dewey number
398.2/08997
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Language note
Text in English
LC call number
E98.F6
LC item number
B894 1996
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Burrus, S. S.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indians of North America
  • Indian mythology
  • Tales
  • Indians of North America
  • Folklore
  • Indian mythology
  • Indians of North America
  • Tales
  • North America
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Four ancestors : stories, songs, and poems from Native North America, told by Joseph Bruchac ; pictures by S.S. Burrus [and others]
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Fire: Greeting the Sun, a Maushop story (Wampanoag) -- Thanks to Grandmother moon (Mohawk) -- Moon basket (Pawnee) -- Singing stars (Passamaquoddy) -- Three hunter and the great bear (Seneca) -- Firefly song (Chippewa) -- How Coyote stole fire (Colville) -- Earth: Song of the Earth (Navajo) -- How the Earth began (Osage) -- Wihio and Grandfather Rock (Cheyenne) -- Inyan, the Rock (Lakota) -- Shining mountain (Abenaki) -- Tacobud, the mountain that ate people (Nisqually) -- Clay old woman and clay old man (Cochiti Pueblo) -- Talking to the clay (Catawba) -- Water: Cloud-swallower Giant (Zuni) -- Papago rain song (Papago) -- Gluskabe and snow bird (Penobscot) -- Song for going to the water (Cherokee) -- Aglabem's Dam (Maliseet) -- Raven and the Tides (Tshimshian) -- How the prairie became ocean (Yurok) -- Air: Bird whose wings made the wind (Micmac) -- Wind song (Pima) -- Whirlwind within (Navajo) -- How Saynday tried to marry whirlwind girl (Kiowa) -- How the people pushed up the sky (Snohomish) -- Song of the sky (Tshimshian) -- Bluebird song from the night chant (Navajo) -- How songs are made (Inuit) --Gift of stories, the gift of breath (Abenaki)
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
96 pages
Isbn
9780816738434
Lccn
95015250
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • 2360509
  • (OCoLC)32390040
  • (OCoLC)ocm32390040
  • 92687
  • 2360509
Label
Four ancestors : stories, songs, and poems from Native North America, told by Joseph Bruchac ; pictures by S.S. Burrus [and others]
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Fire: Greeting the Sun, a Maushop story (Wampanoag) -- Thanks to Grandmother moon (Mohawk) -- Moon basket (Pawnee) -- Singing stars (Passamaquoddy) -- Three hunter and the great bear (Seneca) -- Firefly song (Chippewa) -- How Coyote stole fire (Colville) -- Earth: Song of the Earth (Navajo) -- How the Earth began (Osage) -- Wihio and Grandfather Rock (Cheyenne) -- Inyan, the Rock (Lakota) -- Shining mountain (Abenaki) -- Tacobud, the mountain that ate people (Nisqually) -- Clay old woman and clay old man (Cochiti Pueblo) -- Talking to the clay (Catawba) -- Water: Cloud-swallower Giant (Zuni) -- Papago rain song (Papago) -- Gluskabe and snow bird (Penobscot) -- Song for going to the water (Cherokee) -- Aglabem's Dam (Maliseet) -- Raven and the Tides (Tshimshian) -- How the prairie became ocean (Yurok) -- Air: Bird whose wings made the wind (Micmac) -- Wind song (Pima) -- Whirlwind within (Navajo) -- How Saynday tried to marry whirlwind girl (Kiowa) -- How the people pushed up the sky (Snohomish) -- Song of the sky (Tshimshian) -- Bluebird song from the night chant (Navajo) -- How songs are made (Inuit) --Gift of stories, the gift of breath (Abenaki)
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
96 pages
Isbn
9780816738434
Lccn
95015250
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • 2360509
  • (OCoLC)32390040
  • (OCoLC)ocm32390040
  • 92687
  • 2360509
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