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In the shadows of mountains : Ahtna stories from the Copper River

Author: John E Smelcer
Publisher: Glennallen, AK : Ahtna Heritage Foundation, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Two dozen myths as retold by Ahtna Indian elders.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John E Smelcer
ISBN: 0965631001 9780965631006
OCLC Number: 37598963
Description: 101 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: How raven killed the whale --
Raven steals the stars, moon, and sun --
Raven and loon --
Mouse story --
When raven was killed --
How porcupine got quills --
Blind man and the loon --
Fox and greedy wolverine --
Tazlina Lake monster --
Fox and wolf --
Stone woman --
Bush indians --
How camprobber got his face --
How rabbit got his tail --
Raven and Goose-wife --
Spider woman story --
Old man and grizzly --
Owl story --
Man with too many wives --
House of wind --
How raven made salmon swim --
When they killed the Monkey people --
Boy who offended salmon --
When raven killed porcupine --
Woman taken by a bear --
Giant killer.
Responsibility: collected & edited by John E. Smelcer ; foreword by Gary Snyder.

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Two dozen myths as retold by Ahtna Indian elders.

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