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Nu Mee Poom Tit Wah Tit -- Nez Perce Legends
Lapwai, Nez Perce Tribe, (1972). Third printing. Inscribed to Barry Lopez by the editor, Allen Slickpoo, in 1977. The first book published by the Nez Perce tribe, this is a book of Nez Perce legends, prominently featuring the figure of Coyote, the trickster. The inscription to Lopez is dated 1977, the year his own book of Coyote tales was published -- Giving Birth to Thunder, Sleeping with His Daughter: Coyote Builds North America. Dusty top edge, still a fine copy in a near fine, lightly rubbed and shelfworn dust jacket. Publisher's prospectus laid in. [#035208] SOLD

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