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American Indian myths & mysteries

by Vincent H. Gaddis

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Published by New American Library in New York .
Written in English


About the Edition

These are just a few of the fascinating phenomena brought to light on a journey of exploration back through time to the vanished civilizations that flourished in America thousands of years before Columbus-and into the most sacred realms of mystical knowledge and power still possessed by the American Indians who have refused to let their holy heritage die.

Edition Notes

StatementVincent H. Gaddis
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE98.F6 G3
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 223 p. ;
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24373997M
ISBN 100451080866
ISBN 109780451080868
OCLC/WorldCa4442258

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Publication date Topics Folklore & Mythology, Sociology, Indians of North America, Indian mythology Publisher Garberville, Calif.: Borderland Sciences Research Foundation CollectionPages: Native American Legends While a Great Spirit constitutes the basis of Indian theory, the tribes believe in multiple deities, which are surrounded by mythology.

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