The sea-ringed world : sacred stories of the Americas / María García Esperón ; illustrated by Amanda Mijangos ; translated by David Bowles
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Description
vii, 231 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 28 cm
Note
"Originally published as Diccionario de mitos de América by Ediciones El Naranjo, Mexico City, Mexico" -- Title page verso.
"This is an Em Querido book published by Levine Querido" -- Title page verso.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 230-231).
Contents
Spider Grandmother: Hopi -- Aztlan: Meixa (Nahua) -- Bacabs: Maya -- Bochia: Muisca -- Coatlicue: Mexica (Nahua) -- Hummingbird: Guarani -- Great flood: Andean -- Golden King: Muisca -- Brave Souls of the Dead: Mapuche -- Bunched Stars: Niitsitapi (Blackfoot) -- Sak Nikte: Maya -- Land of the Fire: Selk'nam (ona) -- Guabancex: Taino -- Guahayona: Taino -- Hun and Vucub: K'iche' (Maya) -- Hurakan: K'iche' (Maya) -- Ixquic the Maiden: K'iche' (Maya) -- K'awil and the Prince: Mopan (Maya) -- Iztaccihuatl and Popocatepetl: Nahua -- Heart of the Mountain: Nahua -- Ball Game: K'iche' (Maya) -- Kukulkan: Yucatec and K'iche' (Maya) -- Kuyen: Mapuche -- Llorona: Nahua and colonial -- Aakulujjuusi and Uumarnituq: Inuit -- Mayahuel: Nahua -- Monetá: Muisca -- Nahual: Nahua -- Nanahuatzin: Nahua -- Ñamandú: Guarani -- Ñandesy: Guarani -- White-faced Beat: Alutiiq (Sugpiag) -- Oxomoco and Cipactonal: Nahua -- Xochipilli and Xochiquetzal: Nahua -- Pacha Kamaq: Andean -- Shepherd and Maiden: Andean -- Quetzalcoatl: Toltec (Nahua) -- Quilaztli: Mexico (Nahua) -- Oak Tree: Oceti Sakowin (Sioux) -- Rimac: Andean -- Sedna: Inuit -- Sibo: Cabecar and Bribri -- Tamoanchan: Nahua -- Tlalocan: Nahua -- Uirapuru: Guarani -- Universe: Mexica (Nahua) -- Blue Deer: Wixarika (Huichol) -- Viracocha: Andean -- Gichi-manidoo: Ojibwe -- Waleker: Wayuu -- Xibalba: K'iche' (Maya) -- Xolotl: Nahua -- Yaya and Yayael: Taino -- Yupanqui: Andean -- Cemis: Taino -- Zamna: Itza (Maya).
Summary
Presents a collection of stories from nations and cultures across our two continents, the Sea-Ringed World, as the Aztecs called it, from the edge of Argentina all the way up to Alaska.
Language
Translated from the Spanish.
Subject
Genre/Form
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Diccionario de mitos de América. English
Spider grandmother.
Aztlan.
Bacabs.
Bochica.
Coatlicue.
Hummingbird.
Great flood.
Golden king.
Brave souls of the dead.
Bunched stars.
ISBN
9781646140152 (hardcover)
164614015X (hardcover)
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