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 https://www.pgdp.net (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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