Earth and Sky: Visions of the Cosmos in Native American Folklore

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Native American starlore has instructed and entertained non-natives for generations. Yet until recently the importance of this extensive body of tradition and acute observation has been ignored or viewed by non-natives simply as crude means to astronomical insight. In this edited collection, seventeen folklorists and astronomers consider American starlore and its relation to specific observation of the sky in terms of its native uses and interpretations. Far from being another recount of sky mythology, this is a book that ...

Earth and Sky: Visions of the Cosmos in Native American Folklore 1994, University of New Mexico Press

ISBN-13: 9780826315533

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Earth and Sky: Visions of the Cosmos in Native American Folklore 1992, University of New Mexico Press

ISBN-13: 9780826313171

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