The Trickster A Study in American Indian Mythology Paul The Trickster A Study in American Indian Mythology Paul Radin on FREE shipping on qualifying offers The myth of the Trickster ambiguous creator and destroyer, cheater and cheated, subhuman and superhuman is one of the earliest and most universal expressions of mankind Nowhere does it survive in starkly archaic form than in the voraciously uninhibited episodes of the Hindu mythology Worldview Hindu cosmology Puranic chronology Hindu mythology God Highest Reality Brahman Ishvara God in Hinduism God and gender Life Ashrama stage Folktexts A library of folktales, folklore, fairy tales D Dancing in Thorns.Tales of type The Jew in the Thorns Germany They Dance to the Pipe Austria Little Freddy and His Fiddle Norway The Gifts of the Magician Finland. American Indian Myths and Legends The Pantheon Fairy Tale American Indian Myths and Legends The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library Richard Erdoes, Alfonso Ortiz on FREE shipping on qualifying offers More than tales from eighty tribal groups gives us a rich and lively panorama of the Native American mythic heritage From across the continent comes tales of creation and love heroes and war animals Folktexts A library of folktales, folklore, fairy tales O Oisin in Tir na n Og.Oisin also spelled Ossian , the legendary Celtic hero and poet, marries a princess who through a Druidic spell has been cursed with the head of a pig. Myth In present use, mythology usually refers to the collected myths of a group of people, but may also mean the study of such myths For example, Greek mythology, Roman mythology and Hittite mythology all describe the body of myths retold among those cultures Folklorist Alan Dundes defines myth as a sacred narrative that explains how the world and humanity evolved into their present form. Native American Books and Literature by American Indian Native American cultures What s new on our site today Native Languages of the Americas American Indian Books This page is our collection of links to good Native American books for sale online. Edward S Curtis s The North American Indian About the Site Sensitive images and text This site presents the complete contents of The North American Indian originally published by Edward S Curtis between The images and descriptions reflect the prevailing Euro American cultural perspective of Curtis s time, that Indians were primitive people whose traditions represented a vanishing race. Arapaho Indian History and Culture Arapahoe Arapaho Culture and History As a complement to our Arapaho language information, we would like to share our collection of indexed links about the Arapaho people and various aspects of their society Sponsored Links The emphasis of these pages is on American Indians as a living people with a present and a future as well as a past. Manticore Mythology Wiki FANDOM powered by Wikia The Manticore Early Middle Persian Martyaxwar is a big, legendary creature of Greek and Persian myths.It is similar to the Sphinx in that they are both lion like creatures with human faces.