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Coyote Tales from the Indian Pueblos

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One of the most constant symbols of North American Indian mythology is coyote, a figure that has not only persisted but successfully crossed cultural barriers. Coyote survives both as an animal and a myth in literature and art. Why have coyote stories lasted so long? Although they are entertaining, one of the purposes of the legends is to point up a moral. Coyote serves as ...more
Paperback, 64 pages
Published January 1st 2016 by Sunstone Press (first published December 12th 1986)
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Aug 17, 2013 Gale rated it liked it

This anthologcy of 15 clever cautionary tales for Pueblo children focuses on the antics and exploits of a typical figure from Native American mythology of the southwest: COYOTE--like our beloved Brer Rabbit stories. The black and white illustrations reveal authentic detail about this native culture. Wily, greedy, manipulative Coyote exhibits the foibles typical of mankind everywhere--his repeated downfalls or failures are examples of what to avoid or how No
Jan 19, 2016 SouthWestZippy rated it it was amazing
Shelves: american-indian
This is a collection of Coyote tales from the New Mexico Indian Pueblos.
Well written for a easy read.
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Good book, but too short.
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Coyote! There is nothing more to say, you gotta love him.
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