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How the sea began

a Taino myth

by George Crespo

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Published by Clarion Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Taino Indians -- Folklore.,
  • Taino Indians -- Folklore.,
  • Indians of the West Indies -- Folklore.,
  • Ocean -- Folklore.

  • About the Edition

    The gourd containing the bow and arrow of the great departed hunter Yayael produces a torrent of water that becomes the world"s ocean.

    Edition Notes

    Retelling of a story collected by Father Ramón Pané.

    Statementretold and illustrated by George Crespo.
    ContributionsPané, Ramón, d. 1571.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF1619.2.T3 C74 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1558707M
    ISBN 100395630339
    LC Control Number91039651
    OCLC/WorldCa25027175

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