collected 1636–1919

(Talking Stone – published July 2018

"Billed as the most comprehensive book of its kind ever produced by a UK author, this fascinating sounding collection of Native American myths – including such extraordinary characters as Bear Woman, the Thunderbirds and the Keeper of the Brains of the Dead – is the result of three years' research in hundreds of archives.  Also covers ten different American cultures and their histories."
The Bookseller, 6 April 2018

Over 100 ancient stories, verse narratives, songs, anecdotes and fragments of wisdom, all collected before 1920, sources from 55 different Native American peoples.

Presents much material never before available to the UK general reader.

Promotes harmony between people
and respect for the natural world.

Dramatic, humorous, haunting and inspiring –
using fantastical allegory 
to explore universal human behaviour and concerns.

Includes fascinating information about
the original Native American storytellers
and their diverse cultural backgrounds and histories.

Enhanced by ancient songs, wisdom and historical pictures.

Combines meticulous scholarship
with vivid storytelling true to the original narratives