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There were as many tribes as there were 'stars in the sky' and they spoke at least
300 languages. But they were always under pressure to move on. A turning point
came in 1492 when Christopher Columbus landed in the New World. Thinking ...
ANIMAL MYTHS FOR MOST TRIBES, hunting animals was the main occupation
and the sole condition for survival. The difference between people and animals
was regarded as slight and surmountable. In countless tales, it is related how ...
WHY THE NORTH STAR STANDS STILL □ spider, is considered to be a sacred
being, the creator of the universe, and representative of age and wisdom. Killing
him is taboo among many tribes. The raven is thought to have helped create the ...
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This is an old book (1970s) I inherited from my father. It's rather intense so I only refer to it when one of my 'newer' books can't answer one of my questions. My favourite sections would be the one ... Read full review
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