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Myths and legends of Alaska,

Author: Katharine Berry Judson
Publisher: Chicago, A.C. McClurg & Co., 1911.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Over 50 traditional myths and legends of the Eskimo, Tlingit, Tsetsaut, Tsimshian, Athapaskan, Haida, and Koryak tribes.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Judson, Katharine Berry.
Myths and legends of Alaska.
Chicago, A.C. McClurg & Co., 1911
(OCoLC)608379477
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katharine Berry Judson
OCLC Number: 2159760
Description: xv, 17-148, [1] pages frontispiece, plates 23 cm
Contents: The Raven myth --
The flood --
The origin of the tides --
How the rivers were formed --
The origin of fire --
Duration of winter --
Raven's feast --
Creation of the porcupine --
How Raven taught the Chilkats --
Raven's marriage --
Raven and the seals --
Raven and pitch --
Raven's dancing blanket --
Raven and the gulls --
The land otter --
Raven and coot --
Raven and marmot --
The bringing of light by Raven --
Daylight on the Nass River --
The naming of the birds --
The origin of the winds --
Duration of life --
Ghost town --
How Raven stole the lake --
The killer whale --
Origin of the Chilkat blanket --
Origin of land and people --
Creation of the world --
Origin of mankind --
The first woman --
The first tears --
Origin of the winds --
Origin of the wind --
North Wind --
East Wind and North Wind --
Creation of the killer whale --
Future life --
The land of the dead --
The ghost land --
The sky country --
The lost light --
The chief in the moon --
The boy in the moon The meteor (?) --
Sleep house --
Cradle song --
Proverbs --
How the fox became red --
Beaver and Porcupine --
The mark of the marten --
The wolves and the deer --
The camp robber --
The circling of cranes --
The last of the thunderbirds --
How the Kiksadi clan came to Sitka --
Origin of the grizzly bear crest --
Origin of the frog crest --
Origin of the beaver crest --
Origin of the killer whale crest --
The discontented grass plant --
The wind people --
Tricks of the fox.
Responsibility: selected and ed. by Katharine Berry Judson ...

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Over 50 traditional myths and legends of the Eskimo, Tlingit, Tsetsaut, Tsimshian, Athapaskan, Haida, and Koryak tribes.

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