American Indian fairy tales : Snow Bird, the Water Tiger, etc.
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American Indian fairy tales : Snow Bird, the Water Tiger, etc.

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•^ ' X»^?**??*?^??>''**^ t^: ^> '^=5t i^^^^i - i^ !»agkv!iuifcsim BOOK 398.2 1.H245A c 1 INDIAN FAIRY '^1533 OOl^M^^b 7 .^^'^ u ••»»' ^^^ «» r' ki W*^( broadwith a leaf sohe found a water-lily"Once for his wife"that it made a petticoat A AMERICAN FAIRYINDIAN TALES BIRD,SNOW etc.WATER TIGER,THE BY ^X.=COMPTON (^MARGARETix^ numerous illustrationsWith YORKNEW & COMPANYDODD. MEAD 1907 ' ''*1.'.!TrrrT'TTfr'j'-nT^>»'^'l! HI'. Vll-''?i'« "^j''*T'"l'^fl''.'>fTrTT- v^ ^' '" ^'Mit,iM& ' J^ 1 TO MY SISTER, "WHO STILL LOVES FAIRY TALES," THIS VOLUME IS AFFECTIONATELY DEDICATED, 1 f W V-W^- AUTHOR'S NOTE Through the courtesy of the librarian of the Smithsonian Institute, the author has had access to government reports ofIndian life. Upon these and the folk-lore contained in the standard works of Schoolcraft, Copway, and Catlin these stories are founded. CONTENTS PAGE. The Story-Teller Himself . . . . 1 Snowbird and the Water-Tigeb ... 3 The Coyote or Prairie Wolf . , . .15 HowMad Buffalo Fought the Thunder-Bird 27 The Red Swan 37 The Bended Rocks 55 White Hawk, the Lazy • • • • . 63 The Magic Feather 76 The Star Maiden..•••.. 93 The Fighting Hare 101 The Great Head 113 The Adventures of Living Statue . . 123. Turtle-Dove, Sage-Cock, and the Witch , 133 The Island of Skeletons 141 Stone-Shirt and the One-Two . . • , 155 The Great Wizard 167 Visit to theWhite Cloud's Sun-Prince , . 185 \ iO. JiA.

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