Hold Up the Sky: And Other Native American Tales from Texas and the Southern Plains

Hold Up the Sky And Other Native American Tales from Texas and the Southern Plains Nearly all that remains of some Indian tribes of Texas and the Southern Plains are their stories Here twenty six tales are brought together from fourteen tribes and at least five different cultures Th

  • Title: Hold Up the Sky: And Other Native American Tales from Texas and the Southern Plains
  • Author: Jane Louise Curry
  • ISBN: 9780689852879
  • Page: 444
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Nearly all that remains of some Indian tribes of Texas and the Southern Plains are their stories Here twenty six tales are brought together from fourteen tribes and at least five different cultures They are stories of humor, guidance, and adventure that have been passed down through the generations From the Tejas story that explains how the universe began, to the LipanNearly all that remains of some Indian tribes of Texas and the Southern Plains are their stories Here twenty six tales are brought together from fourteen tribes and at least five different cultures They are stories of humor, guidance, and adventure that have been passed down through the generations From the Tejas story that explains how the universe began, to the Lipan Apache tale in which a small lizard smartly outwits a hungry coyote, these stories are sure to delight young readers Additional information about each tribe is included in the About the Storytellers section.Once again Jane Louise Curry has skillfully retold traditional tales of Native Americans Hold Up the Sky is in keeping with the style of her previous, highly acclaimed collections of Native American stories, Back in the Beforetime, The Wonderful Sky Boat, and Turtle Island This, too, is a collection to be treasured.

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    1. I got this one to learn more about the tribes native to Oklahoma, though it turns out the focus is more on Texas. Some good Coyote stories here, adventure tales, and unique monsters.

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