During this exceptional remodeling of Lewis Spence's seminal Myths and Legends of the North American Indians, Jon E. Lewis places the paintings in context with an in depth new introductory essay and extra statement through the booklet at the background of local american citizens, their language and way of life, tradition and religion/mythology. He comprises examples of myths from tribes passed over via Spence, a consultant to tribes and their myths by means of quarter, a uncomplicated Lakota (Sioux) thesaurus, courses to key pronunciations and a bibliography.
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