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By Richard Erdoes,Alfonso Ortiz

Of the entire characters in myths and legends advised around the globe, it is the wily trickster who presents the true spark within the motion, inflicting hassle at any place he is going. This determine indicates up many times in local American folklore, the place he is taking many varieties, from the irascible Coyote of the Southwest, to Iktomi, the amorphous spider guy of the Lakota tribe. This fabulous selection of American Indian trickster stories, compiled by means of an eminent anthropologist and a grasp storyteller, serves because the excellent spouse to their prior masterwork, American Indian Myths and Legends.

American Indian Trickster Tales comprises multiple hundred tales from sixty tribes? many recorded from residing storytellers?which are illustrated with energetic and evocative drawings. those unique stories should be learn aloud and loved by way of readers of any age, and should front folklorists, anthropologists, fanatics of local American literature, and fanatics of either Joseph Campbell and the Brothers Grimm.

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