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Alfonso Ortiz

ALFONSO ORTIZ (1939–1997) was a Native American scholar, anthropologist, activist and author. His works include The Tewa World: Space, Time, Being and Becoming in a Pueblo Society and The Pueblo. 

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American Indian Myths and Legends
Written by Richard Erdoes and Alfonso Ortiz
Pantheon | Trade Paperback | August 1985
$21.00/28.00(Canada) | 978-0-394-74018-8 (0-394-74018-1)

More than 160 tales from eighty tribal groups gives us a rich and lively panorama of the Native American mythic heritage. From across the continent comes tales of creation and love; heroes and war; animals, tricksters, and the end of the world. In addition to mining the best folkloric sources of...

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American Indian Trickster Tales
Written by Richard Erdoes, Edited by Alfonso Ortiz, Illustrated by Richard Erdoes
Penguin Books | Trade Paperback | March 1999
$16.00/17.50(Canada) | 978-0-14-027771-5 (0-14-027771-4)

Of all the characters in myths and legends told around the world, it's the wily trickster who provides the real spark in the action, causing trouble wherever he goes. This figure shows up time and again in Native American folklore, where he takes many forms, from the irascible Coyote of the... Read more





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