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Iroquoian Cosmology, Score Nam Irc

By: J. N. B. Hewitt

Description: This is a set of literal translations of three Iroquois creation myths, from the Onondaga, Seneca and Mohawk tribes respectively. The interlinear translations in the original have been omitted for technical reasons. These myths are of great i

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Pomo Bear Doctors, Score CA Pbd

By: S. A. Barrett

Description: This is a monograph on a typical variety of native Californian shamanism, the animal-impersonator. This describes the practice among the Pomo, a Northern Californian people. Despite the title 'Bear Doctor,' these shamans did not cure: they we

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Miwok Myths, Score CA Mim

By: E. W. Gifford

Description: This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the

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The Punishment of the Stingy and Other Indian Stories, Score Nam Pots

By: Geo. B. Grinnell

Description:1900 Punishment of the Stingy George Bird Grinnell Vintage Magazine Article carefullyextracted from Harpers Monthly Magazine published in 1900 Articleis in good condition with light age toning Approximate page size is6 x 9 Noteto buyers You ar

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Tlingit Myths and Texts, Score Nam Tmt

By: John R. Swanton

Description: This is a massive study of the myths and legends of the Tlingit, Native Americans of southern Alaska. These texts include a lengthly cycle of stories about Raven, the trickster figure of the Northwest, the equivalent of the better known Coyot

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When the Storm God Rides, Tejas and Other Indian Legends, Score Na...

By: Florence Stratton

Description: This is a collection of Native American lore from Texas. It is focused on the Tejas, a Caddoan group which called itself the Hasinai. The term 'Tejas' is from a Caddoan word which means 'friend,' and it gave us the name of Texas. The Tejas li

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Mythology of the Mission Indians, Score CA Mmi

By: C. G. Du Bois

Description: This is a collection of papers by Constance Goddard Du Bois on the mythology of the Luiseño and Diegueño Indians of Southern California

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American Indian Fairy Tales, Score Nam Ait

By: Margaret Compton

Description: This is a collection of Native American folklore, retold for children and young adults, over a century ago. The author, probably not a Native American herself, drew on authentic lore from a wide variety of culture regions, but sprinkled in st

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Tsimshian Texts : New Series, Score Nam Tst

By: Franz Boas

Description: This is a collection of texts from the Tsimshian, who lived (and continue to reside) on the northwestern coast of British Columbia. An earlier (1902) collection of Tsimshian Texts by Boas, is also available at sacred-texts. The first three

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Ethnography of the Cahuilla Indians, Score CA Eci

By: A. L. Kroeber

Description: This is a short ethnography of the Cahuilla, who inhabited the desert of Southern California. This mostly covers material culture. However, Kroeber also includes some notes on place names, which solves the debate about where the city names Cu

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Navajo Creation Myth, the Story of the Emergence, Score Nam Ncm

By: Hasteen Klah

Description: The Navajo are a tribe of Native Americans who live in the southwestern United States. They speak the Navajo language, and many are members of the Navajo Nation, an independent government structure which manages the Navajo reservation in the

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The Eskimo of Siberia

By: Waldemar Bogoras

Description: FOLK-TALES. 1. The Dead Bride. There lived a man in the land of Ku’ne, right opposite the island Ima’lik (one of the Diomede Islands). One day he was going to perform the thanksgiving ceremonial, because he was a good sea-hunter, had killed many whales, and fed all his neighbors. So he prepared everything in his house. He placed the tips of whale-flippers upon a skin. Then all at once a thong-seal jumped out of the water-hole upon the ice. The village stood ...

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The Round Table : a Collection of Essays on Literature, Men, and M...

By: Gabriel De Person of Quality Bremond

Description: Each part has special t.p. ; pts. 1-2: 1677; pt. 3: 1678. Includes publishers' advertisements. Pages 21-22 of pt. 2, 77-78 of pt. 3 torn.

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Tales of the Cochiti Indians, Score Nam Tci

By: Ruth Benedict

Description: This is a collection of texts from the Cochiti, a Native American Pueblo tribe of New Mexico. Ruth Benedict gathered these texts in the early 1920s in the field with her mentor at Columbia University, Franz Boas. The texts range from mytholog

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Two Myths of the Mission Indians of California, Score CA Tmmi

By: A. L. Kroeber

Description: Mission Indians, predominantly from present-day California (although members of the Shoshone also joined), were groups of Native Americans who were brought to live in the Spanish missions in California, and there baptized as Catholics, under

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Dancing Gods, Score Hin Dg

By: Erna Fergusson

Description: This is a first person look at a wide range of Pueblo, Hopi, Navajo, Zuñ, and Apache ceremonials in the late 1920s. This book is both an ethnographic document and a classic of Southwestern literature. Erna Fergusson (1888-1964), a native New

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The Traditions of the Hopi, Score Nam Toth

By: H. R. Voth

Description: This book of Hopi folklore, collected by an ethnographer early in the 20th century, is one of the most extensive available. It is now known that the Hopi were a bit selective in what they told the earliest researchers, but this does not lesse

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Chinook Texts, Score Nam Chinook

By: Franz Boas

Description:The Chinook tribes inhabited the salmon-rich lower Columbia river area in the Northwest culture region, in what is now upper Oregon and lower Washington state. As is evident from these texts, fishing was at the center of their culture, and the

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An Inquiry Into the Animism and Folk-lore of the Guiana Indians, S...

By: Walter E. Roth

Description: When, some seven years ago, I took up the duties of stipendiary magistrate, medical officer, and protector of Indians in this mosquito-cursed district of the Pomeroon, I determined upon devoting all my spare time—and there has been plenty of

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The Shepherd and the Daughter of the Sun, Score Nam Inca

By: Sacred Texts

Description: This section is from the book Serbian Fairy Tales, by Elodie L. Muatovich. Also available from Amazon: Serbian Fairy Tales. Read more: http:/chestofbooks.com/fairy-tale/Serbian/The-Shepherd-And-The-King-s-Daughter-Part-2.html#.U-ipW-OSy8o#

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