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By Patricia Ann Lynch and Jeremy Roberts, Visit Amazon's Patricia Ann Lynch Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Patricia Ann Lynch,

ISBN-10: 0816048916

ISBN-13: 9780816048915

ISBN-10: 1438119941

ISBN-13: 9781438119946

Provides specified insurance of the deities, mythical heroes and heroines, very important animals, gadgets, and areas that make up the mythic lore of the various peoples of North the USA.

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Provides special assurance of the deities, mythical heroes and heroines, very important animals, gadgets, and areas that make up the mythic lore of the numerous peoples of North the United States.

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A Cherokee tale describes an evil cannibal named Nun’yunu’wi (Dressed in Stone), whose body was covered with a skin of solid rock. In another Cherokee tale, water cannibals who lived at the bottom of deep rivers emerged just after dawn and went from house to house looking for someone who was still asleep. They shot the victim with invisible arrows and brought the body underwater to feast on it. To hide the crime, in the victim’s place they left a shade of the dead person that talked and acted just as the living person had.

He won the argument, so people had to work hard to feed themselves. He also disagreed with his brother about death and decreed that wanna) associated with RAIN and the fertilization of the Earth. After death, people who had led good lives became Cloud People and—if they were properly remembered and honored—served the living as bringers of rain. If the shiwanna were offended, they might decide not to appear, and a drought would occur. CREATOR CLOUD SWALLOWER Zuni A mighty giant who devoured people, the souls of the dead, and the thunderheads that brought the summer RAIN.

Many stories begin when a man or woman cleans up an accidental injury to himself or herself by licking the wound and then develops an appreciation for the taste of blood. In a tale from California, a combination of the cannibal story and the ROLLING HEAD story, the cannibal ended up devouring his entire body, leaving just his head and shoulders. The cannibal’s head then rolled around the countryside eating people. Some tales seem intended simply to frighten people. An Anishinabe tale describes a cannibal giant who ate anyone who was kind to him.

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