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Author Bruchac, Joseph, 1942-

Title Flying with the eagle, racing the Great Bear : tales from native North America / told by Joseph Bruchac
Published Golden, Colo. : Fulcrum Pub., [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 130 pages)
Contents Introduction -- The Northeast -- The dream fast, Anishinabe -- White weasel, Abenaki -- Racing the Great Bear, Iroquois -- Granny squannit and the bad young man, Wampanoag -- The Southeast -- How the game animals were set free, Cherokee -- The wild boy, Caddo -- The underwater lodge, Muskogee (creek) -- The wisdom of the willow tree, Osage -- The Southwest -- The owl-man giant and the monster elk, Apache -- How the hero twins found their father, diné (Navajo) -- The bear boy, Pueblo -- The ghost society, Yuki -- The Northwest -- The light-haired boy, Lakota -- Star boy, Cheyenne -- Salmon boy, Tlingit -- Tommy's whale, Inupiaq
Summary <DIV>A collection of coming-of-age tales of young Native American men.</DIV>
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Indians of North America -- Folklore.
Indians of North America -- Rites and ceremonies.
Masculinity -- Folklore.
Tales -- North America.
Genre/Form Folklore.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1555917755 (electronic bk.)
9781555917753 (electronic bk.)