Nantu, Aujujai : Nantu nuya Aujujai najanarmauri = Nantu y Auju : de cómo la luna y el pájaro Potoo fueron creados = Nantu and Auju : how the moon and Potoo bird came to be / mito contado por/myth retold by Alejandro Taish Mayaprua ; [concepto original/original concept, Maria Isabel Endara, Cristina Serrano].

Author
Mayaprua, Alejandro Taish [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
  • South American Indian (Other)
  • Spanish
  • English
Published/​Created
Monterey, CA : Arutam Press, c2004.
Description
[44] p. : col. ill. ; 22 x 27 cm.

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Summary note
"Retelling of the Achuar creation myth about how greed caused Nantu and Auju, a hunter and his gardener wife, to separate. Nantu become[s] the Moon and Auju become[s] the Potoo Bird, and their separation caused Heaven and Earth to separate. Also contains explanations and illustrations of aspects of Achuar culture"--Publisher's CIP on t.p. verso.
Notes
Cotsen copy: Letter from Elizabeth Murray to LEC explaining publication of book laid-in.
Target audience
Grades K-8.
Binding note
Pub. col. printed pict. bds and col. printed pict. e.p.
Language note
Text in Achuar, Spanish, and English.
Other title(s)
  • Nantu y Auju : de cómo la luna y el pájaro Potoo fueron creados
  • Nantu and Auju : how the moon and Potoo bird came to be
ISBN
  • 0974547700
  • 9780974547701
LCCN
2003112235
OCLC
55696913
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