Indian Nature Myths by Julia Darrow Cowles

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Author Cowles, Julia Darrow, 1862-1919
Illustrator Dulin, Dorothy, 1881-1953
LoC No. 18021665
Title Indian Nature Myths
Original Publication United States: A. Flanagan Company, 1918.
Contents How the seasons came to be (Ojibwa) -- Birth of the arbutus (Ojibwa) -- The maiden with golden hair (Chippewa) -- Origin of the violet (Iroquois) -- The beginning of birds (Blackfeet) -- Why the wind wails (Algonquin -- Story of the humming bird (Shoshonee) -- The gift of Indian corn (Chippewa) -- The stars that dance (Iroquois) -- The Pukwudjee and the Morning Star (Ojibwa) -- The White Hawk (Shawnee) -- How mosquitoes came to be (Iroquois) -- How birds and fairies came to be (Algonquin) -- Why the aspen leaves are never still (Blackfeet) -- Why the baby says "goo" (Algonquin) -- Why the squirrel coughs (Algonquin) -- Why the frogs croak (Algonquin) -- The rock of the measuring worm; El Capitán, in the Yosemite (California tribes) -- How the flying squirrel got his wings (Iroquois) -- Why Brother Bear wears a stumpy tail (Ojibwa) -- The thunder people (Passamaquoddy) -- Keepers of the winds (Algonquin).
Credits Sam W. and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team at (This file was produced from images generously made available by The Internet Archive)
Language English
LoC Class E011: History: America: America
Subject Indians of North America -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature
Subject Indian mythology -- North America -- Juvenile literature
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EBook-No. 70318
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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