Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Iktomi and the Ducks and Other Sioux Stories

In this renowned collection of fourteen Native stories, the noted Yankton Sioux writer Zitkala-Ša (1876–1938) shares tales learned during her childhood in the late nineteenth century. Told for generations, these stories are part of both the heritage and the legacy of the Yankton Sioux, reflecting an active, continually revitalized storytelling tradition.
Power, wonder, and a distinctive understanding of the world infuse these tales. Featured here are the classic adventures of the trickster

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