The earth under Sky Bear"s feet native American poems of the land by Joseph Bruchac

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Published by Philomel Books in New York .

Written in English

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  • Indians of North America -- Folklore,
  • Indian poetry -- North America,
  • Tales -- North America,
  • Ursa major -- Folklore,
  • Indians of North America -- Folklore,
  • Stars -- Folklore,
  • Nature -- Folklore,
  • Folklore -- North America

About the Edition

A retelling of twelve tales from various North American Indian cultures describing how Sky Bear, the Big Dipper, sees the earth from the sky.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

StatementJoseph Bruchac ; illustrated by Thomas Locker.
ContributionsLocker, Thomas, 1937- ill.
LC ClassificationsE98.F6 B892 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1086036M
ISBN 10039922713X
LC Control Number94009943

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