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2 edition of Indian folklore tales found in the catalog.

Indian folklore tales

Bernice Insley

Indian folklore tales

retold by Bernice Insley; illustrated by Russell Insley.

by Bernice Insley

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Published by Exposition Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indians of North America -- Folklore.

  • Edition Notes

    GenreFolklore.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE98.F6 I5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination70 p.
    Number of Pages70
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6111183M
    LC Control Number52007652
    OCLC/WorldCa3456237

      Legends on the Web. Eldrbarry's Raven Tales (Pacific Northwest) Four stories feature clever Raven who often helps humans. This page also has information on the stories' setting and the problem of "ownership" of certain folktales. The Hunter and the Polar Bear (Arctic) A very short story from the Inuit about a hunter's meeting with a polar bear. About the Author: S.E. Schlosser S.E. Schlosser is the author of the Spooky Series by Globe Pequot Press, as well as the Ghost Stories deck by Random House. She has been telling stories since she was a child, when games of "let's pretend" quickly built themselves into full-length tales acted out with friends.

    Buy Folktales from India: A Selection of Oral Tales from Twenty-two Languages (Pantheon Fairy Tale & Folklore Library) Reprint by Ramanujan, A. K. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s:   Fantastic Read. A dark and gory horror novel weaved with Native American cultural folklore. Perfect pacing, excellent writing and storytelling, good characters and a completely satisfying ending. This book makes you think for days after finishing. Totally recommend to all horror and folklore .

      Folk tales are the wisdom of ages of experience. They can be fairy tales, legends, myths, tall tales and trickster tales they impart culture, . The authors articulate these stories from Indian mythology. In addition, the pictures in the book are beautifully illustrated.” SENDURAI MANI, Ph.D., professor at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center “Storytelling is an integral part of Indian culture.


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Part folklore, part cultural tour, this collection of eight folktales begins with a short, enthusiastic introduction to India s diverse history, people, and landscape. The stories have been drawn from distinct areas of India from Punjab in the north to Tamil Nadu in the south/5(10).

“We have nothing more universal than our folk myths, and in this book Richard Erdoes and Alfonso Ortiz have brought together what is probably the most comprehensive and diverse collection of American Indian Legends ever compiled.

It is a worthy and welcomed addition to the literature of our native peoples”/5(). Indian Mythology: Tales, symbols and rituals from the heart of the sub continent is one of the earlier product from the stables of Devdutt Pattnaik, who has emerged as an author of great pedigree in modern and slightly offbeat interpretation of Indian Mythology.

The book is a /5. Indian folklore has a wide range of stories and mythological legends, which emerge from all walks of life. The interesting stories range from the remarkable ‘Panchatantra’ to. Native American Indian Legends and Folklore This page is our collection of Native American folktales and traditional stories that can be read online.

native legend are often told by American Indians from different tribes, especially if those tribes are kinfolk or neighbors to. Compiled to introduce children to classic Indian folktales, these eight stories include the birth of Krishna and the epic story of Rama.

The glossary at the end of the book also helps those unfamiliar with Indian words and names. Beck includes oral tales collected from tribal areas, peasant groups, urban areas, and remote villages in north and south India, and the distinctive boundary regions of Kashmir, Assam, and Manipur.5/5(1).

Welcome to the Native American folktales page. Back when the first explorers visited the lands of present US, they found large tribal communities of native peoples. The Native Americans have their own unique perception of our world and how and why things came to be. Native American culture struggled to survive after the white man invaded their lives.

Living through forced moves, war, starvation, diseases, and assimilation, these strong and spiritual people managed to keep their many legends and stories alive. Tales of the Sun or Folklore of Southern India. Notes: The book holds 26 Indian folktales. Author: Mrs.

Howard Kingscote and Pandit Natesa Sastri Published: Publisher: W. Allen & Co. 13 Waterloo Place, London & Calcutta. by Gregory Thorne Three Short West Indian Folk Tales is based on stories author Gregory Thorne heard mostly from aunts, uncles, and some older cousins.

One tale, a story from Guyana called Black Water, came from a friend. According to legend, old dead trees that stick out of the sea are to blame for the disappearances of swimmers and fishermen.

A collection of popular mythological stories that brings to you stories of gods and goddesses, divine feats, tyranny, treachery, bravery, sacrifice, love and friendship and above all - the battle between good and evil. Read and enjoy.

Collections of the region’s folk tales include Tales of the Punjab: Folklore of India by Flora Annie Steel, Tales of the Sun or Folklore of Southern India by Ms.

Howard. There is no single mythology of the Indigenous North American peoples, but numerous different canons of traditional narratives associated with religion, ethics and beliefs.

Such stories are deeply based in Nature and are rich with the symbolism of seasons, weather, plants, animals, earth, water, fire, sky and the heavenly bodies. Common elements are the principle of an all-embracing, universal. List of Folk Tales: Welcome to the world of folklore.

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Folklore is the body of expressive culture, including tales, music, dance, legends, oral history, proverbs, jokes, popular beliefs, customs, material culture, and so forth, common to a particular population, comprising the traditions (including oral traditions) of that culture, subculture, or group.

It is also the set of practices through which those expressive genres are shared. The Indian Folk Tales for kids is written in a language that your children would be able to grasp and feel comfortable with. The basic premise and the moral of each story is the same as the original and intended to teach children the values propagated by the different culture.

This is the second edition of this book, which was originally published in and titled Snow Bird and the Water Tiger and other American Indian Tales. The uncredited illustrations are nice examples of children's book art from the period. The book also has decorative borders on every page, some of which can be viewed on the verso page image.

Bringing together nearly one hundred tales translated from fourteen languages, Folktales of India opens the vast narrative world of Indian folklore to readers of English. Beck includes oral tales collected from tribal areas, peasant groups, urban areas, and remote villages in north and south India, and the distinctive boundary regions of Kashmir, Assam, and Manipur.

The tales in this. Many different people from many parts of the United States comprise the group of people called Native American. The lore is rich and diverse; some tales are humorous, others are serious.

Some stories are about people who lived — or might have lived — long ago; others are about real children who you may know as a friend or neighbor today. Meet them all between the pages of the books. Creation myths abound within Native American folklore, as well as tales explaining how death came into the world.

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Gathering tales from 80 tribal groups to offer a rich and lively panarama of the Native American mythic heritage. drawings. Free shipping over $/5(5).The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library Found in Fairy Tales The folkloric traditions of cultures throughout the world come brilliantly to life in these fairy tale and folk tale compilations by world-class scholars and anthropologists.