Bones in the Basket

Bones in the Basket

Native Stories of the Origin of People

Book - 1994
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Random House, Inc.
How did people come to inhabit the Earth? Were bones, collected in a basket, changed into people and scattered East, West, North, South? Perhaps animals formed the Earth from moss floating on a raft after a great flood. Or did the first woman fall through a hole in the sky to make her home on the back of a turtle? Did souls emerge from a dark underworld by climbing a grapevine? A wonderful collection of stories taken from Chuckchee, Cree, Mandan, Modoc, Mohawk, Osage, and Zuñi legends.

Baker & Taylor
A collection of seven folktales detailing the creation of the world and of mankind, from the Zuni, Mandan, Cree, Chuckchee, Osage, Mohawk, and Modoc traditions.

Publisher: Montreal : Tundra Books, c1994
ISBN: 9780887764509
Characteristics: 32 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm


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