Myths of the Cherokee: Illustrated Edition

Written by James Mooney
Category: · History

The myths given in this book are part of a large body of material collected among the Cherokee, chiefly in successive field seasons from 1887 to 1890, inclusive, and comprising more or less extensive notes, together with original Cherokee manuscripts, relating to the history, archeology, geographic nomenclature, personal names, botany, medicine, arts, home life, religion, songs, ceremonies, and language of the tribe.
Contents:
Historical Sketch of the Cherokee
Stories and Story-tellers
The Myths
Cosmogonic Myths
Quadruped Myths
Bird Myths
Snake, Fish, and Insect Myths
Wonder Stories
Historical Traditions
Miscellaneous Myths and Legends

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