Indian Traditions of the Book of Mormon

Title

Indian Traditions of the Book of Mormon

Magazine

Improvement Era

Publication Type

Magazine Article

Year of Publication

1955

Authors

Pagination

430–432

Date Published

June 1955

Volume

58

Issue Number

6

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Bibliographic Citation

Hunter, Milton R. "Indian Traditions of the Book of Mormon", Improvement Era, Vol. 58. no. 6 1955:430–432.

Abstract

This article compares oral traditions of Native American tribes that correspond to Book of Mormon stories. It claims that two ancient Mayan writings, the Works of Ixtlilxochitl and the Popol Vuh, possess remarkable parallels with the Book of Mormon.

Popol Vuh
Mythology
Native Americans - Maya
Works of Ixtlilxochitl
Ancient America - Mesoamerica

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