Definition from Dr. William Doty's, Myth: A Handbook,
published by Greenwood Press
Coyote A prototypical trickster figure, especially in Native American Indian societies.
The subject of myth uses a vocabulary of words with resonant meanings. We don't mean for the Mythic Glossary to be a page of dry definitions, but more a springboard. Want to jump with a word and see how high it flies and in what direction? Each month, we mean to add to our glossary of mythic concepts and grow a very interesting dictionary. Do you have a favorite term you'd like to add to the list? Email Brenda Sutton
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