Curtin. Creation Myths of Primitive America

Today's free book is Creation Myths of Primitive America by Jeremiah Curtin. The stories in this book come from the Wintu and Yana peoples of California's Central Valley.

For the table of contents, check at the bottom of this post below the image. The links below are to the Sacred Texts edition of the book.

The book is available at Project Gutenberg, Internet Archive, Sacred Texts, Hathi Trust, and Google Books. You can get a free Kindle ebook from Amazon too!


Wintu Myths
Olebis
Olelbis and Mem Loimis
Norwan
Tulchuherris
Sedit and the Two Brothers Hus
Hawt
Norwanchakus And Keriha
Kele and Sedit
Kol Tibichi

Yana Myths
The Winning Of Halai Auna At The House Of Tuina
The Hakas and the Tennas
Ilhataina
Hitchinna
Tirukala
Sukonia's Wives And The Ichpul Sisters
The Finding of Fire
Haka Kaina
Titindi Maupa and Paiowa, the Youngest Daughter of Wakara
The Two Sisters, Haka Lasi And Tsore Jowa
The Dream of Juiwaiyu and his Journey to Damhauja's Country
The Flight of Tsanunewa and Defeat of Hehku
The First Battle in the World and the Making of the Yana

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