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The dancing fox : Arctic folktales

Author: John Bierhorst; Mary K Okheena
Publisher: New York : Morrow, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A description of Inuit culture accompanies a collection of eighteen Inuit folktales from an ancient oral tradition in which animals could take human form and in which magic usually had a part.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Bierhorst; Mary K Okheena
ISBN: 0688144063 9780688144067 0688144047 9780688144043
OCLC Number: 34633384
Description: xxvi, 142 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Adventures of Kivio --
Woman under the sea --
Giant and her little son --
Lost boys --
Worms and lice --
Girls who wished for husbands --
Orphan who became strong --
Two sisters and their caribou husbands --
Land of the birds --
Kasiak --
Woman who lived by herself --
Cannibal village --
Dancing fox --
Little bear --
Great giant Kinak --
Soul wanderer --
Two dried fish --
Blind boy and the loon.
Responsibility: edited by John Bierhorst ; illustrated by Mary K. Okheena.
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A description of Inuit culture accompanies a collection of eighteen Inuit folktales from an ancient oral tradition in which animals could take human form and in which magic usually had a part.

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