The Resource The sea-ringed world : sacred stories of the Americas, María García Esperón ; illustrated by Amanda Mijangos ; translated by David Bowles

The sea-ringed world : sacred stories of the Americas, María García Esperón ; illustrated by Amanda Mijangos ; translated by David Bowles

Label
The sea-ringed world : sacred stories of the Americas
Title
The sea-ringed world
Title remainder
sacred stories of the Americas
Statement of responsibility
María García Esperón ; illustrated by Amanda Mijangos ; translated by David Bowles
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Fifteen thousand years before Europeans stepped foot in the Americas, people had already spread from tip to tip and coast to coast. Like all humans, these Native Americans sought to understand their place in the universe, the nature of their relationship with the divine, and the origin of the world into which their ancestors had emerged. The answers lay in their sacred stories
Cataloging source
LMJ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
García Esperón, María
Dewey number
398.2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Spanish
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1986-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • García Esperón, María
  • Mijangos, Amanda
  • Bowles, David
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Folklore
  • Mythology
  • Indian mythology
  • Indian mythology
  • Indians of North America
  • Indians of North America
  • Indian mythology
  • Indian mythology
  • Indians of South America
  • Indians of South America
  • Indian mythology
  • Indian mythology
  • Indians of Central America
  • Indians of Central America
Label
The sea-ringed world : sacred stories of the Americas, María García Esperón ; illustrated by Amanda Mijangos ; translated by David Bowles
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published as Diccionario de mitos de América by Ediciones El Naranjo, Mexico City, Mexico
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Spider grandmother (Hopi) -- Aztlan (Mexica (Nahua)) -- Bacabs (Maya) --Bochica (Muisca) -- Coatlicue (Mexica (Nahua)) -- Hummingbird (Guarani) -- Great flood (Andean) -- Golden king (Muisca) -- Brave souls of the dead (Mapuche) -- Bunched stars (Niitsitapi (Blackfood)) -- Sak nikte (Maya) -- Land of 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) -- 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 bear (Alutiiq (Sugpiaq)) -- Oxomoco and Cipactonal (Nahua) -- Xochipilli and Xochiquetzal (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)) -- Back matter
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
231 pages
Isbn
9781646140152
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1236205517
  • on1236205517
  • OCoLC
Label
The sea-ringed world : sacred stories of the Americas, María García Esperón ; illustrated by Amanda Mijangos ; translated by David Bowles
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published as Diccionario de mitos de América by Ediciones El Naranjo, Mexico City, Mexico
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Spider grandmother (Hopi) -- Aztlan (Mexica (Nahua)) -- Bacabs (Maya) --Bochica (Muisca) -- Coatlicue (Mexica (Nahua)) -- Hummingbird (Guarani) -- Great flood (Andean) -- Golden king (Muisca) -- Brave souls of the dead (Mapuche) -- Bunched stars (Niitsitapi (Blackfood)) -- Sak nikte (Maya) -- Land of 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) -- 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 bear (Alutiiq (Sugpiaq)) -- Oxomoco and Cipactonal (Nahua) -- Xochipilli and Xochiquetzal (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)) -- Back matter
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
231 pages
Isbn
9781646140152
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1236205517
  • on1236205517
  • OCoLC

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