William S. Simmons

William S. Simmons is Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley. His other books include Cautantowwit's House (1970), Eyes of the Night: Witchcraft Among a Senegalese People (1971), and Old Light on Separate Ways: The Narragansett Diary of Joseph Fish (1982).

Spanning three centuries, this collection traces the historical evolution of legends, folktales, and traditions of four major native American groups from...