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Stories, myths, chants, and songs of the Kuna Indians

Author: Joel Sherzer; Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies.
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press : Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies, 2003.
Series: LLILAS Translations from Latin America series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : 1st University of Texas Press edView all editions and formats
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The Kuna Indians of Panama, probably best known for molas, their colourful applique blouses, also have a rich literary tradition of oral stories and performances.

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Genre/Form: Texts
Folklore
Music
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Stories, myths, chants, and songs of the Kuna Indians.
Austin : University of Texas Press : Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies, 2003
(OCoLC)607089392
Online version:
Stories, myths, chants, and songs of the Kuna Indians.
Austin : University of Texas Press : Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies, 2003
(OCoLC)607140481
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joel Sherzer; Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies.
ISBN: 0292702272 9780292702271 029270237X 9780292702370
OCLC Number: 53075913
Language Note: Texts in Cuna with English translations; prefatory matter in English.
Description: x, 248 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Humorous and moralistic stories --
Myths and magical chants --
Women's songs.
Series Title: LLILAS Translations from Latin America series.
Responsibility: compiled, edited, and translated by Joel Sherzer ; illustrated by Olokwagdi de Akwanusadup ; photographs by Joel Sherzer.
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This book is an ethnographic, folkloric, literary, and scholarly treasure. -- Alexander Moore The Journal of Latin American Anthropology

 
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