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European tales among the North American Indians

Stith Thompson

European tales among the North American Indians

a study in the migration of folk-tales

by Stith Thompson

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Published by Board of Trustees of Colorado College in Colorado Springs, Colo .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Stith Thompson.
SeriesColorado College. General series, no. 100-101. Language series, v. 2, no. 34
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 94/02232 (P)
The Physical Object
Pagination320-471 p. ;
Number of Pages471
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1181520M
LC Control Number94169294

European Tales among the North American Indians. A study of the Migration of Folk-tales. Colorado College Publication, Language Series, Vol. II, no. 34, pp. INDIAN practice of captive-taking among North American Indians goes back to prehistoric times. Centuries before white men came to these shores, captives were taken from neighboring tribes to replenish losses suffered in warfare or .

Get this from a library! Folk tales of the North American Indians. [Stith Thompson;] -- Contains Native American narratives from all parts of the continent, grouped together by motif. American Antiquity “The strength of the volume comes from the rich information provided about warfare in a wide variety of groups cutting across the spectrum of native North America [These] papers add an invaluable body of highly relevant and contextualized information about both the extent and nature of native warfare.”—.

  Occasionally, modern Pagans, particularly in the United States, include aspects of Native American spirituality in their practice and belief. This is for a variety of reasons–some people are descended from the many tribes that are indigenous to North America, and so are paying homage to the beliefs of their ancestors.   In the 20th-century, as homophobic European Christian influences increased among many Native Americans, respect for same-sex love and for androgynous persons greatly declined.


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