Threads of seven colors are stretched on the great prairie. What is it? It runs through the valleys clapping its hands. "Rainbow" and "butterfly" are the answers to these two Native American riddles, typically drawn from the world of nature. Long hidden from view, the American Indian riddling tradition is revealed in all its variety in this carefully researched collection -- the first of its kind -- presenting 140 riddles translated from twenty different languages, including Aztec, Comanche, Maya, Onondaga, Pawnee, and ...

Lightning Inside You 1992, HarperCollins, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780688095826