A Concise Study of the Myths, Legends and Traditions of the Native American People

  • by Henry Harrison Epps Jr.
  • Narrated by Ellery Truesdell
  • 3 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The mythologies of the indigenous peoples of North America comprise many bodies of traditional narratives associated with religion from a myth graphical perspective. Indigenous North American belief systems include many sacred narratives. Such spiritual stories are deeply based in Nature and are rich with the symbolism of seasons, weather, plants, animals, earth, water, sky, and fire.
The principle of an all-embracing, universal and omniscient Great Spirit, a connection to the Earth, diverse creation narratives and collective memories of ancient ancestors are common. Traditional worship practices are often a part of tribal gatherings with dance, rhythm, songs and trance e.g. the sun dance. This audiobook is an concise study of some of the Native American beliefs, myths, legends and traditions.

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Informative but dry

Would you try another book from Henry Harrison Epps Jr. and/or Ellery Truesdell?

I would read a book but the reading did not do the text any favors.


If you’ve listened to books by Henry Harrison Epps Jr. before, how does this one compare?

I have not read a book by him before.


What three words best describe Ellery Truesdell’s voice?

Precise, clear, dry


Could you see A Concise Study of the Myths, Legends and Traditions of the Native American People being made into a movie or a TV series? Who should the stars be?

I could see a History Channel or Discovery special or short series.


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Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-23-2013
  • Publisher: Henry Epps Inc