Little Gods

2017 DEBUT Little Gods
Book Author(s) Leda Zawacki
Publisher self published
Book List Price $15.00
All-Ages Appropriate No
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Little Gods and its prequel, Sky Gods, were originally inspired by the Northwest Native American creation mythology Mount Shasta and the Grizzly Bears. Joaquin Miller published the legend in 1873, and that version was later included in the collection Indian Legends of the Pacific Northwest by Ella E. Clark. Sky Gods closely follows the Native American myth and uses much of the original text from Miller’s work. With Little Gods, I diverted the story into an alternate, female-focused mythology while embracing some of the main themes and symbolism from the original story.