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Northern tales : traditional stories of Eskimo and Indian peoples, selected and edited by Howard Norman

Label
Northern tales : traditional stories of Eskimo and Indian peoples
Title
Northern tales
Title remainder
traditional stories of Eskimo and Indian peoples
Statement of responsibility
selected and edited by Howard Norman
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of folktales of the native peoples, both Indian and Eskimo, of the Arctic, including Canada, Alaska, Russia and Greenland. Includes source notes, maps, drawings and bibliography
Member of
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
398.2/089971
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
E99.E7
LC item number
N67 1990
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
The Pantheon fairy tale and folklore library
Label
Northern tales : traditional stories of Eskimo and Indian peoples, selected and edited by Howard Norman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [335]-343)
Contents
The embarrassment of the cranberry partners -- Eviksheen the grass-user -- The girl who watched in the nighttime -- Uteritsoq, the obstinate one -- The Chuginadak woman -- The boy who became an arctic tern -- The little old lady who lived alone -- Qasiagssaq, the great liar -- Witiko father and son bested by a conjuror -- Alder-block -- The crow story -- Stingy reindeer owners -- Fourteen with one stroke -- How the earth was made and how wood-chips became walrus -- The first snowshoes -- Gambling story -- Story while pointing at a constellation: a dogrib conversation -- Why owls die with wings outspread -- When musk oxen spoke like humans -- Why the path between fish- camps is always worn down and no one walks it any more -- What is the earth? -- How the narwhal got its tusk -- Ayas'e and the origin of bats -- The loon and the raven -- The giant skunk and his offspring -- A Yukaghir tale of the origin of the Chukchee -- Which animals are on the moon -- Why rattlesnakes don't cross the river -- The first white men -- Smart beaver cycle -- Kuloscap tales -- The wenebojo myth -- The bear goes on his long, solitary journey -- Bluejay's revenge -- The wolverine loses his shoes -- Skunk's tears -- The duck whose grandmother was out of her wits -- The helldiver and the spirit of winter -- The stubbornness of bluejays -- Coyote and Fox -- The owl woman -- Crow and camp robber -- Why brown bears are hostile towards men -- The wolverine grudge -- The whale, the sea scorpion, the stone, and the eagle -- Carried off by the moon -- Story of a female Shaman -- How the false Shaman was flung by walrus -- Things seen by the Shaman Karawe -- The curing-fox windigo -- Kinigseq -- How a bagpipe drew hunters from the outskirts -- Song of spider goddess -- Disire for light -- Aksikukuk and Kukrukuk -- Encounter with the Shaman from Padlei -- The birth of Tchakapesh -- The thrashing spirit with a bearded seal for a whip -- The mother of sea beasts -- Brushmen -- Ayaje's wives with forearms like awls -- Three sisters and the demon -- The giant rat -- The ghost -- The giants -- The woman who ate men -- The wrong-chill windigo -- Ipiup Inua, the spirit of the precipice -- Inugpasugssuk the giant -- The four cannibals -- Kivioq, whose kayak was full of ghosts -- The ten-legged polar bear -- The monster fish in the lake -- The attainable border of the birds -- The dream that came back -- The hunter and the goats -- Agdlumaloqaq, who hunted at the blowholes in a far, foreign land -- The moose among the Chandalar river people -- The woman who put a bucket over a caribou's head -- The day Auks netted hid-well -- Lake-dwarves -- The mammoth hunters -- Why wolly mammoths decided to flee underground -- Sometimes a seal hunt goes like this -- Raven didn't stick around -- Kivioq, who left his home because his wife was unfaithful -- The Windigo almost prevents a marriage -- The star husbands -- The girl who married the bear -- How Whiskey-Jack man got married -- The woman and the octopus -- The marriage of Mink -- The wolf's bride -- The girl who married a whale -- The man who married a fox -- Go away
Control code
757070
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xix, 343 p.
Isbn
9780394540603
Lccn
90052531
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm21484912
  • (OCoLC)21484912
Label
Northern tales : traditional stories of Eskimo and Indian peoples, selected and edited by Howard Norman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [335]-343)
Contents
The embarrassment of the cranberry partners -- Eviksheen the grass-user -- The girl who watched in the nighttime -- Uteritsoq, the obstinate one -- The Chuginadak woman -- The boy who became an arctic tern -- The little old lady who lived alone -- Qasiagssaq, the great liar -- Witiko father and son bested by a conjuror -- Alder-block -- The crow story -- Stingy reindeer owners -- Fourteen with one stroke -- How the earth was made and how wood-chips became walrus -- The first snowshoes -- Gambling story -- Story while pointing at a constellation: a dogrib conversation -- Why owls die with wings outspread -- When musk oxen spoke like humans -- Why the path between fish- camps is always worn down and no one walks it any more -- What is the earth? -- How the narwhal got its tusk -- Ayas'e and the origin of bats -- The loon and the raven -- The giant skunk and his offspring -- A Yukaghir tale of the origin of the Chukchee -- Which animals are on the moon -- Why rattlesnakes don't cross the river -- The first white men -- Smart beaver cycle -- Kuloscap tales -- The wenebojo myth -- The bear goes on his long, solitary journey -- Bluejay's revenge -- The wolverine loses his shoes -- Skunk's tears -- The duck whose grandmother was out of her wits -- The helldiver and the spirit of winter -- The stubbornness of bluejays -- Coyote and Fox -- The owl woman -- Crow and camp robber -- Why brown bears are hostile towards men -- The wolverine grudge -- The whale, the sea scorpion, the stone, and the eagle -- Carried off by the moon -- Story of a female Shaman -- How the false Shaman was flung by walrus -- Things seen by the Shaman Karawe -- The curing-fox windigo -- Kinigseq -- How a bagpipe drew hunters from the outskirts -- Song of spider goddess -- Disire for light -- Aksikukuk and Kukrukuk -- Encounter with the Shaman from Padlei -- The birth of Tchakapesh -- The thrashing spirit with a bearded seal for a whip -- The mother of sea beasts -- Brushmen -- Ayaje's wives with forearms like awls -- Three sisters and the demon -- The giant rat -- The ghost -- The giants -- The woman who ate men -- The wrong-chill windigo -- Ipiup Inua, the spirit of the precipice -- Inugpasugssuk the giant -- The four cannibals -- Kivioq, whose kayak was full of ghosts -- The ten-legged polar bear -- The monster fish in the lake -- The attainable border of the birds -- The dream that came back -- The hunter and the goats -- Agdlumaloqaq, who hunted at the blowholes in a far, foreign land -- The moose among the Chandalar river people -- The woman who put a bucket over a caribou's head -- The day Auks netted hid-well -- Lake-dwarves -- The mammoth hunters -- Why wolly mammoths decided to flee underground -- Sometimes a seal hunt goes like this -- Raven didn't stick around -- Kivioq, who left his home because his wife was unfaithful -- The Windigo almost prevents a marriage -- The star husbands -- The girl who married the bear -- How Whiskey-Jack man got married -- The woman and the octopus -- The marriage of Mink -- The wolf's bride -- The girl who married a whale -- The man who married a fox -- Go away
Control code
757070
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xix, 343 p.
Isbn
9780394540603
Lccn
90052531
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm21484912
  • (OCoLC)21484912

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