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World Mythology for World Literature Unit

Inuit --flash site of Inuit creation myth. 
Inca  --flash site explaining Inca creation myth.
Norse --flash site explaining the Norse myth. 
Norse --The Poetic Edda- Norse mythological texts. translated by Henry Adams Bellows 1936 .

North American Indian  --This website shows a Navajo bracelet symbolizing the four wolrds of the Navajo creation story.  Includes pictures of the bracelet, background information and the story.
North American Indian  --Blackfoot Creation quoted from a variety of sources.
North American Indian  --this website features a Lakota dress and the creation story behind the designs, as well as some background information. 

Celt  --Myths and Legends of the Celtic Race by Thomas Rolleston 1911. Does not specifically point out creation myths, so digging will be required.
Celt  --Irish invasion myth cycle. This is the closest thing to a Celtic creation myth.
Roman  --a Roman decoration showing Oceanus is linked to a Roman creation story.  
Roman  --The Creation of the Earth and the Great Flood according to Greek and Roman Mythology, abstracted from The Metamorphoses of Ovid.  

Aztec  --Mexican creation myth: a listing and comparison of several which include Aztec myths. 1913 Lewis Spence.  
Greek  --A retelling of Greek creation myths with sources.  
Greek  --Hesiod's Theogony and Cosmogony, the creation myth in the words of the Greek Hesoid.  Translated to English.    
Greek  --analysis of teh story of Demeter and the creation of the seasons by Sir James George Frazer, on the first mythographers.  

Yoruba/West African  --Article explaining a king's crown from Yoruba Africa and the myths of Ife tranlations of Yoruba Creation myths, a 1921 book by John Wyndham.  
Yoruba/West African  --flash site explaining Yoruba creation myths, culture and how Yorubo kings are descendants of their creator. 
Maya  --flash site explaing the Maya creation myth.   
Maya  --English Translations of the Popol Vuh, a Maya sacred text.  

Fon/West Africa  --Creation myth from the Fon tribe of West Africa. 
Chinese --Myths and legends of China, chapter on cosmogony, by Edward T.C. Werner in 1922.  

Hindu  --The Puranic account of creation, Hindu Mythology, Vedic and Puranic, by W.J. Wilkins, 1900. 
Japanese  --The Kojiki is one of the two primary sources for Shinto, the Japanese national religion.  It starts in teh realm of myth, with the creation of Japan from foam. 

Polynesian Islands  --Journal of the Polynesian Society - Polynesian creation stories, from 1892.  Translation and analysis. 
Polynesian Islands  --The Kumuliopo, by Martha Warren from 1951.  Contains the traditional Creation and Geneological Chant of the Hawaiian royal family. 
Polynesian Islands  --other accounts of the creation myth.  
Aborigine  --Myth of creation from the Aborinal people.

Hopi  --Creation myth from the Hopi tribe. 
Hopi  --myth plus a comparison to the Sumarian myth. 

Babylonia/Sumerian  --flash site with the Babylonian creation myth.
Babylonia/Sumerian  --Babalonian creation myth primary source with annotations from the 1915 books Myths of Babylonia and Assyria by Donald A.  Mackenzie. 
Babylonia/Sumerian  --Babalonian flood myth primary source with annotations and comparisons from the 1915 book Myths of Babylonia and Assyria by Donald A. Mackenzie.  
Babylonia/Sumerian  --Sumerian Myths of Origins from the 1944 book Sumerian Mythology by Samuel Noah Kramer.  Contains primary source, pictures, comparisons and analysis.  
Babylonia/Sumerian  --A translation of the Bablonian Legends of Creation by E.A. Wallis Budge.   

Hebrew  --An article debating the Christian creation story found in Genesis and science.
Hebrew  --Jeffrey L/ Sheler. "The Creation." U.S. News & World Report Dec. 23, 1991: 56+. SIRS Researcher. Web 21 July, 2009.  In the Modern History Sourcebook, a list of links to Hebrew Genesis stories.  
Hebrew  --Genesis, the Christian creation myth, King James Versiion, Chapters 1 and 2.    
Hebrew  --Genesis, the Christian creation myth, King James Versiion, Chapters 1 and 2. 

Created August 2009  C Roys