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The Resource Mother Earth, Father Sky : Native American myth

Mother Earth, Father Sky : Native American myth

Label
Mother Earth, Father Sky : Native American myth
Title
Mother Earth, Father Sky
Title remainder
Native American myth
Title variation
Native American myth
Creator
Contributor
Book designer
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Includes the spiritual world of the Indians, the ceremonies, the sacred objects, Christianity, and more
Member of
Cataloging source
CQF
Dewey number
299.793
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E98.R3
LC item number
L68 1997x
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Myth and mankind
Label
Mother Earth, Father Sky : Native American myth
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Writers, Tom Lowenstein, Piers Vitebsky ... created, edited and designed by Duncan Baird Publishers"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 144) and index
Contents
The Indian world. the first Americans -- A tapestry of peoples -- Sacred places -- Earthdivers and creators. Earthdivers -- Of seasons, seals and cereals -- From darkness to light -- The search for home -- The Great Spirit -- The origin of the sun, moon and stars -- The details of the universe -- The peopling of the earth -- How old age and death began -- Myth and art -- The spiritual cosmos. "The earth is my mother" -- The circle of heaven -- Watery realms -- The sun, moon and stars -- Spirits of nature -- Thunder, lightning, fire and rainbow -- The society of animals -- Animal souls and the afterlife -- Soul theory and spirit flight -- The next life -- Keepers of order. tricksters, the unpredictable spirits -- Raven and hare -- Coyote, a sly wild dog -- Heroes of myth and history -- Demons and monsters -- Sacred and terrifying creatures -- Humans and animals -- Animal spouses and guardians -- The vulnerability of animals -- On the warpath -- Totems and clans -- Northwest Coast societies -- A web of ceremony. Shamans and medicine -- Soul flights, dreams and vision quests -- Sacred societies -- Hunting ceremonies -- The sun dance -- Revivals and cults -- The alien eye -- The Native American legacy
Control code
1192256
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
144 p.
Isbn
9780705435239
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm38052544
  • (OCoLC)38052544
Label
Mother Earth, Father Sky : Native American myth
Publication
Note
"Writers, Tom Lowenstein, Piers Vitebsky ... created, edited and designed by Duncan Baird Publishers"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 144) and index
Contents
The Indian world. the first Americans -- A tapestry of peoples -- Sacred places -- Earthdivers and creators. Earthdivers -- Of seasons, seals and cereals -- From darkness to light -- The search for home -- The Great Spirit -- The origin of the sun, moon and stars -- The details of the universe -- The peopling of the earth -- How old age and death began -- Myth and art -- The spiritual cosmos. "The earth is my mother" -- The circle of heaven -- Watery realms -- The sun, moon and stars -- Spirits of nature -- Thunder, lightning, fire and rainbow -- The society of animals -- Animal souls and the afterlife -- Soul theory and spirit flight -- The next life -- Keepers of order. tricksters, the unpredictable spirits -- Raven and hare -- Coyote, a sly wild dog -- Heroes of myth and history -- Demons and monsters -- Sacred and terrifying creatures -- Humans and animals -- Animal spouses and guardians -- The vulnerability of animals -- On the warpath -- Totems and clans -- Northwest Coast societies -- A web of ceremony. Shamans and medicine -- Soul flights, dreams and vision quests -- Sacred societies -- Hunting ceremonies -- The sun dance -- Revivals and cults -- The alien eye -- The Native American legacy
Control code
1192256
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
144 p.
Isbn
9780705435239
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm38052544
  • (OCoLC)38052544

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