Myths and Legends of California and the Old Southwest
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Myths and Legends of California and the Old Southwest

By Katharine Berry Judson (editor)
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  • MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF CALIFORNIA AND THE OLD SOUTHWEST
  • Compiled and Edited by Katharine Berry Judson
  • Preface
  • The Beginning of Newness
  • The Men of the Early Times
  • Creation and Longevity
  • Old Mole's Creation
  • The Creation of the World
  • Spider's Creation
  • The Gods and the Six Regions
  • How Old Man Above Created the World
  • The Search for the Middle and the Hardening of the World
  • Origin of Light
  • Pokoh, the Old Man
  • Thunder and Lightning
  • Creation of Man
  • The First Man And Woman
  • Old Man Above and the Grizzlies
  • The Creation of Man-Kind and the Flood
  • The Birds and the Flood
  • Legend of the Flood
  • The Great Flood
  • The Flood and the Theft of Fire
  • Legend of the Flood in Sacramento Valley
  • The Fable of the Animals
  • Coyote and Sun
  • The Course of the Sun
  • The Foxes and the Sun
  • The Theft of Fire
  • The Theft of Fire
  • The Earth-Hardening After the Flood
  • The Origins of the Totems and of Names
  • Traditions of Wanderings
  • The Migration of the Water People
  • Coyote and the Mesquite Beans
  • Origin of the Sierra Nevadas and Coast Range
  • Yosemite Valley
  • Legend of Tu-Tok-A-Nu'-La
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