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On the trail of elder brother : Glous'gap stories of the Micmac Indians

Author: Michael B RunningWolf; Patricia Clark Smith
Publisher: New York : Persea Books, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Stories of Glous'gap, the embodiment of the Great Spirit, are told by the many Algonquin-speaking tribes of the United States and Canada. Among them is the Micmac of Maine, Quebec, and the Maritime Provinces. Since the seventeenth century, anthropologists have listened to Micmac storytellers and recorded their tales. Now, for the first time, we are given these tales firsthand."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael B RunningWolf; Patricia Clark Smith
ISBN: 0892552484 9780892552481
OCLC Number: 43115125
Description: xii, 142 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Contents: The coming of Glous'gap --
Glous'gap and young Wolf --
Why the beavers are at war with Glous'gap --
Porcupine and Fisher --
How Glous'gap saved Pine Marten and Mrs. Bear --
Glous'gap and grandfather turtle --
Glous'gap and the water monster --
How the sacred pipe was brought to the Micmac --
Glous'gap and painted turtle --
The boy in thee birchbark box --
Glous'gap and Wotjou'san, the wind bird --
Glous'gap and the little summer woman --
Glous'gap and the three wishes --
Glous'gap's farewell.
Responsibility: retold by Michael B. RunningWolf & Patricia Clark Smith ; illustrations by Michael B. RunningWolf.

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"Stories of Glous'gap, the embodiment of the Great Spirit, are told by the many Algonquin-speaking tribes of the United States and Canada. Among them is the Micmac of Maine, Quebec, and the Maritime Provinces. Since the seventeenth century, anthropologists have listened to Micmac storytellers and recorded their tales. Now, for the first time, we are given these tales firsthand."--Jacket.

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