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Telling our stories : Omushkego legends and histories from Hudson Bay

Author: Louis BirdJennifer S H BrownAnne LindsayPaul W DePasqualeRoland BohrAll authors
Publisher: [Peterborough, Ont.] : Broadview Press, [2005]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Louis Bird, a distinguished Aboriginal storyteller and historian, presents some of the most vivid legends and historical stories from his collection, casting new light on his people's history,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Folklore
History
Anthologie
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bird, Louis.
Telling our stories.
[Peterborough, Ont.] : Broadview Press, [2005]
(DLC) 2006373148
(OCoLC)60739388
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Louis Bird; Jennifer S H Brown; Anne Lindsay; Paul W DePasquale; Roland Bohr; Donna G Sutherland; Mark F Ruml
ISBN: 9781442602199 1442602198
OCLC Number: 658055830
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (269 pages) : illustrations, maps, portrait
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: An Omushkego storyteller and his book --
"Now, the question of creation" : stories about beginnings and the world before we came --
Mi-te-win : stories of Shamanism and survival --
Mi-Tew power : stories of Shamanic showdowns --
Omens, mysteries, and first encounters --
"The wailing clouds" (Pa-so-way-yan-nask chi-pe-ta-so-win) --
Arrows and thunder sticks : technologies old and new --
Mi-te-wi-win versus Christianity : grand Sophia's story --
Conclusion: problems and hopes.
Responsibility: Louis Bird ; edited by Jennifer S.H. Brown, Paul W. DePasquale and Mark F. Ruml ; with contributions by Roland Bohr, Anne Lindsay, and Donna G. Sutherland.
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"This is an amazing book. We should be grateful to Mr. Bird and his collaborators for allowing us into this world." - Brian Swann, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art

 
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