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Rich compilation of tribal fables and legends recorded in the 1920s from an elderly Navaho chief. Myths include "The Creation of the Sun and Moon," "The Sun's Path," "The Maiden who Became a Bear," "The Making of the Headdress," "The Story of the Rain Ceremony and Its Hogan," and many more.

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Originally published as The Dine, GPO, 1956 in the series Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin; 163.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Navaho origin and creation myths: The Creation of the Sun and Moon, The Sun's Path, The Maiden who Became a Bear, and many more.

Synopsis:

Rich compilation of Navaho origin and creation myths, recorded directly from a tribal elder: "The Creation of the Sun and Moon, The Sun's Path, The Maiden who Became a Bear, The Story of the Two Boys" and the "Coming of the Horses; " and many more. Important document in Native American studies.

Synopsis:

Rich compilation of tribal fables and legends recorded in the 1920s from an elderly Navaho chief. Myths include "The Creation of the Sun and Moon," "The Sun's Path," "The Maiden who Became a Bear," "The Making of the Headdress," "The Story of the Rain Ceremony and Its Hogan," and many more.

Table of Contents

Preface

The Creation or Age of Beginning

  The First World

  The Second World

  The Third World

  The Fourth World

  The Fifth World

"The Order of Things, or the Age of Animal Heores"

  The First Hogan

  The Creation of the Sun and Moon

  The Twelve Months of the Year

  The Sun's Path

    The Sky and the Earth

  The Mountains Sacred to the Dîné

    Mountain Chants

  The Coming of Death and Life

    Old Age and Illness

  "The Plan, or Order of Things"

"The Age of the Gods, or the Story of the Twins"

  The People of the Stone Houses

  The Stick Race

  Prayer Sticks

  Weaving

  The Mountains Appear

  When the Coyote Married the Maiden

  The Maiden who Became a Bear

  "The Story of Noqoil pi, the Great Gambler"

    "The First Game, that of the Seven Sticks"

    "The Second Game, that of the Rolling Ring"

    "The Third Game, that of the Stick the Shape of the Rainbow"

    "The Fourth Game, that of Hitting the Ball"

    "The Fifth, the Guessing Game"

    "The Sixth Game, the Kicked Stick"

    "The Seventh, the Game of the Planted Sticks"

    "The Eighth Game, the Foot Race"

  The Story of the Moccasin Game

  The Story of the Coming of the White Bead Woman

  The White Bead Maiden's Marriage with the Sun

  The Story of the Twin Brothers

  The Story of the Twins and the Giant Yeitso

  "The Story of the Twins and Teel get, the Giant Elk"

  "The Story of the Elder Brother and Tse na' hale, the Giant Birds"

  "The Story of Tse' naga' hai, the Rolling rock"

  "The Story of Tsadidahalt' a li, the Twelve Antelope"

  "The Story of Tse' tahotsilta'li, He-Who-Kicks-People-Off-Cliffs"

  "The Story of Loka' adi kisi, the Slashing Reeds"

  "The Story of the Beautiful, Dangerous Young Woman"

  "The Story of the Last Great Grief, the Swallow People of Mesa Verde"

  "The Story of Tse' yeinte' li, the Rocks that Crush"

  "The Story of Nayie a' anyie, or the Evil Eyes"

  the Story of the Four Last Ills

The Wanderings or Age of the Patriarchs

  Introduction: Sandoval's prayer

  The Origin of the Dîné

    The First Clans of the Dîné

    The Making of the Headdress

  The Story of the Water Buffalo's Kingdom

  "The Naming of the Brothers, and Their Departure"

    The Departure of the First Four Holy Ones

    The Departure of the Holy Beings

    The Departure of the White Bead Woman

  The Story of the Clan Called Tqo yah ha' tline

  The Story of the Rain Ceremony and Its Hogan

  The Two Who Returned

  Two Clans Related to the Clan Tqo yah ha' tline

  The Story of the Pictograph of the Coil

  The Story of the Mountain Chant and the Fire Dance

  The Story of the Flint Knife Boys and the Great Warrior of Aztec

    The Journey of the Elder Brother

    The Story of the Younger Sister

  "The Story of the Mountain Top Chant, or the Story of the Maiden and the Bear"

  The Story of the Summer Dance

  "The Story of San' hode' di' begaeye, the Beggar's Son"

  The Story of the Two Maidens and the White Butterfly

  The Story of San' hode' di's Medicine

  The Story of the Dîné

  The Story of the Two Boys and the Coming of the Horses

  The Story of the Navaho and the Apache Peoples

Literature cited

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486275925
Translator:
O'Bryan, Aileen
Other:
Sandoval
Translator:
O'Bryan, Aileen
Author:
Sandoval
Author:
Bryan, Aileen
Author:
O'Bryan, Aileen
Author:
Aileen O
Author:
Bryan
Author:
o
Author:
’
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Native American Studies
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Single Title
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Legends
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
Native American
Subject:
Religion and mythology
Subject:
Navajo Indians
Subject:
Legends -- Southwest, New.
Subject:
Navajo mythology.
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies
Subject:
General Social Science
Subject:
Navajo Indians -- Folklore.
Subject:
Mythology-Folklore and Storytelling
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Native American
Series Volume:
9358
Publication Date:
19930614
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
9.25 x 3 in 0.63 lb

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"Synopsis" by , Navaho origin and creation myths: The Creation of the Sun and Moon, The Sun's Path, The Maiden who Became a Bear, and many more.

"Synopsis" by , Rich compilation of Navaho origin and creation myths, recorded directly from a tribal elder: "The Creation of the Sun and Moon, The Sun's Path, The Maiden who Became a Bear, The Story of the Two Boys" and the "Coming of the Horses; " and many more. Important document in Native American studies.

"Synopsis" by ,
Rich compilation of tribal fables and legends recorded in the 1920s from an elderly Navaho chief. Myths include "The Creation of the Sun and Moon," "The Sun's Path," "The Maiden who Became a Bear," "The Making of the Headdress," "The Story of the Rain Ceremony and Its Hogan," and many more.

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