Foreword from the Principal Chief of the Eastern Band and a new introduction from the Museum of the Cherokee Indian. This is a must have primary source book on Cherokee. It contains 126 legends obtained on the Cherokee Reservation in N.C. in 1887-1888, covering many subjects including creation, animals, birds, snakes, fish, wonder stories, history and more. The authentic and comprehensive legendary and cultural information in this book was gathered from the Cherokees themselves in the 1800s by noted scholar, James Mooney, for the 1900 Ethnology Report to Congress. History, myths, sacred formulas an intro on James Mooney are also included in this volume.
- Paperback: 408 pages
- Publisher: Cherokee Publications; 2 edition (August 30, 2006)
- Language: English