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Tewa firelight tales

Author: Ahlee James; Awa Tsireh
Publisher: New York : Longmans, Green and Co., 1927.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Retelling of Pueblo folk tales. Illustrated by ten full page color illustrations by San Ildefonso artist Awa Tsireh.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Juvenile works
Folklore Juvenile literature
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
James, Ahlee.
Tewa firelight tales.
New York : Longmans, Green and Co., 1927
(OCoLC)619870513
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ahlee James; Awa Tsireh
OCLC Number: 1710159
Description: 247 pages, [9] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: A Tewa cinderella / told by Äẃä Tsi̐r̕ é ̌h, or Bird on Bulrush --
Coyote and evening star / told by Năn-å-tchĭl-ē, or Bird on Tree, in Indian ; and translated into English by Tsånʹ Pê, or Evergreen Mountain --
The boy-catcher / told by Pauʹ-sā, Cane Growing in Water--
Copeteungh, or the magic awl / told by Ōnēʹa Pōʹve, or Lady Flower, as it was told to her by her father --
The boys who went to the sun / told by Sahn Pōʹvê, or Corn Silk, as told to her by her aunt --
The fire boys / told by told by Sahn Pōʹvê, or Corn Silk, as it was told to her by her grandmother --
The fox sings / told by Năn-å-tchilʹ-ē, or Bird on Tree --
The bear's tail / told by Ō-cooʹ-a Mō-ōʹ-nō, Moving Cloud, as told to him in childhood by his father, Tăm ō pe-ēʹ, or Dawn Mountain --
Lazy girl and the lake spirit / told by Pōʹ-vê Sanghʹwah, or Blue Flower, as told to her by her grandfather --
The making of the buffalo dance / told by Hwäʹ-pê, or Red Tail --
The grasshopper / told by Pauʹsā, or Cane Growing in Water --
The singing spring / told by a Tewa medicine man, P-o p-en, or Mountain, as told to him by his father --
The man and the woman / told by Ō-nēʹ-a Pōʹ-vê, Lady Flower, as told to her by her grandfather, Wåm-pēi-ingʹ, or Jamez Mountain --
The big snake of Pecos / told by Hwäʹ-pê, or Red Tail, as told to him by his father, Tah-mō-pēʹ, or Sun Mountain --
The parrot girl / told by Cō-wē-yāʹ, Chipmunk, as told to him by his mother ; told in Indian by Cō-wē-yāʹ, and made into English by Tähn-tă-sähnʹ or Sun Clouds, the wife of his brother --
The drouth witches / told by Pō-yāʹ-gā Tsēʹ-dā, or Frost Bird, and interpreted by Pō-ō Tsāʹ, or Yellow Water --
The river man / told by Pauʹ-sā, or Cane Growing in Water, as told to him by his father, Tain-yāʹ-ā-nē, or Pine Tree / --
Imprisoned by bears / told by Năn-å-tch︣i-lē, or Bird-on-Tree --
The witch wife / told by Pōʹ-vê Cåhʹ, which in Tewa language means "Leaf Flower," as it was told to her by her aunt ; Pove Cah is the famous potter "Marie," of San Ildefonso --
Red-winged blackbirds and coyote / told by Ă-goyʹ-ō, or Star, as told to him by his grandfather --
How music won two wives / told by Pauʹ-sā, or Cane Growing in Water, as told to him by his father --
How the Tewa tribe divided / told by Hwape, or Red Tail, as learned from his father --
When Navajos stole Tewa boys / told by Dāt-sā-ōnʹ-yā, or Goldfinch, the Cacique, or father of the San Ildefonso pueblo --
Sad ending of a picnic / told by Pauʹ sā --
Tenene Pove / told by Pō-ō-tēʹ, or Splashing Water, as told to her by her grandmother --
Rabbit and hawk / by Sahn-yōʹ Pōʹ-vê, or Flower Branch of Tree --
Red tail talks. Color plates: One of the turkeys asked her if she wished to go to the dance / drawn by Awa Tsireh --
Oh, bluebird, hide me! / drawn by Tsan Pe --
Perhaps in the body of this child is a great spirit / drawn by Juan Cruz --
"Do not be frightened," said the tree / drawn by Awa Tsireh --
The buffalo dance / drawn by Awa Tsireh --
They were transformed into snakes, one blue and one yellow / drawn by Po-o-canu --
He glided out of the kiva / drawn by Awa Tsireh --
Immediately they were turned into three writhing snakes / drawn by Awa Tsireh --
The San Ildefonso bird / drawn by Awa Tsireh.
Responsibility: retold by Ahlee James ; with illustrations by Awa Tsireh and others.

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Retelling of Pueblo folk tales. Illustrated by ten full page color illustrations by San Ildefonso artist Awa Tsireh.

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