American Indian Mythology - Part 2 Section 6 Summary & Analysis

Alice Marriott and Carol K. Rachlin
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Part 2 Section 6 Summary and Analysis

This last section of "The World Around Us" contains two stories unrelated to any that have come before.

"How Horses Came to the Navaho" (Navaho) The introduction suggests that this story is only one of several stories explaining how horses came into the lives of the Navajo.

Once upon a time, there was a Navaho man known as Gambler, a man who would bet anything and win anything. One day as he returned home from a very successful gambling trip, he encountered another man who liked to gamble, who challenged Gambler to a game. Gambler becomes nervous when he realizes his opponent is a Jicarilla, who are renowned for being good gamblers. He also soon realizes he had good reason to be nervous, since the Jicarilla wins everything from him. When Gambler has nothing left, the Jicarilla sets an...

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