An illustrated encyclopedia of the gods, heroes, spirtis, sacred places, rituals and ancient beliefs of theNorth American Indian, Inuit, Aztec, Inca and Maya nations. More than six hundred entries, organized alphabetically and full of facts on the cnetral mythical figures of each way of life. Carries amazing illustrated gains on unifying mythological themes. Illustrated with 500 color works of art, art work and photographs. Fully cross-referenced and comprehensively listed.