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American Indian life

Author: Elsie Worthington Clews Parsons; C Grant La Farge
Publisher: New York : Greenwich House : Distributed by Crown Publishers, 1983.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elsie Worthington Clews Parsons; C Grant La Farge
ISBN: 0517408708 9780517408704
OCLC Number: 9132783
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 1967, ©1922.
Description: vii, 419 pages, [25] leaves of plates : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Contents: Takes-the-pipe, a Crow warrior. A Crow woman's tale. A trial of Shamans / Robert H. Lowie --
Smoking-star, a Blackfoot Shaman / Clark Wissler --
Little-wolf joins the medicine lodge / Alanson Skinner --
Thunder-cloud, a Winnebago Shaman, relates and prays / Paul Radin --
How Meskwaki children should be brought up / Truman Michelson --
In Montagnais country / Frank G. Speck --
Hanging-flower, the Iroquois / Alexander A. Goldenweiser --
The thunder power of Rumbling-wings / M.R. Harrington --
Tokulki of Tulsa / John R. Swanton --
Slender-maiden of the Apache / P.E. Goddard --
When John the jeweler was sick / A.M. Stephen --
Waiyautitsa of Zuni, New Mexico / Elsie Clews Parsons --
Zuni pictures / Stewart Culin --
Havasupai days / Leslie Spier --
Earth-tongue, a Mohave / A.L. Kroeber. The chief singer of the Tepecano / J. Alden Mason --
The understudy of Tezcatlipoca / Herbert Spinden --
How Holon Chan became the true man of his people / Sylvanus G. Morley --
The Toltec architect of Chichen Itza / Alfred M. Tozzer --
Wixi of the Shellmound people / N.C. Nelson --
All is trouble along the Klamath / T.T. Waterman --
Sayach'apis, a Nootka trader / Edward Sapir --
Windigo, a Chipewyan story / Robert H. Lowie --
Cries-for-salmon, a Ten'a woman / T.B. Reed and Elsie Clews Parsons --
An Eskimo winter / Franz Boas.
Responsibility: edited by Elsie Clews Parsons ; illustrated by C. Grant La Farge.

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