Lakota Myth by Walker, James R.

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln, NB .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Oglala Indians -- Religion.,
  • Indians of North America -- Great Plains -- Religion.,
  • Oglala Indians -- Legends,
  • Indians of North America -- Great Plains -- Legends.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementJames R. Walker ; edited by Elaine A. Jahner
ContributionsJahner, Elaine, 1942-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE99"O3"W171"1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 428 p.
Number of Pages428
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21116729M
ISBN 100803297068
LC Control Number83-3454

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There was another world before this one. But the people of that world did not behave themselves. Displeased, the Creating Power set out to make a new world.

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