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Nine tales, selected and retold here by anthropologist and author Theodora Kroeber for the adult general-interest reader. The new foreword by her son, Karl Kroeber, provides context about the author's methods and describes his own personal connection to the stories themselves.

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About the Author

Theodora Kroeber (1897-1979) was a noted anthropologist and also the author of Ishi in Two Worlds (California). Karl Kroeber, son of Theodora Kroeber, is Mellon Professor in the Humanities at Columbia University and coeditor of Ishi in Three Centuries (2002).

Table of Contents

Foreward by Karl Kroeber

Introduction

I.

The Inland Whale

Loon Woman

Butterfly Man

Dance Mad

Love Charm

Umai

About-the-House Girl

Tesilya, Sun's Daughter

The Man's Wife

II.

Some Qualities of Indian Stories

About the Stories in This Book

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780520246935
Subtitle:
Nine Stories Retold from California Indian Legends
Foreword:
Kroeber, Karl
Foreword by:
Kroeber, Karl
Foreword:
Kroeber, Karl
Author:
Kroeber, Karl
Author:
Kroeber, Theodora
Publisher:
University of California Press
Subject:
California
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology - Folklore
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies
Subject:
Anthropology - General
Subject:
Indians of North America -- California.
Subject:
Tales -- California.
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Native American-General Native American Studies
Edition Number:
"Thanks to Mrs. Kroe
Edition Description:
First Edition, With a New Foreword by Karl Kroeber
Publication Date:
20051205
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
12 illustrations, 2 maps
Pages:
212
Dimensions:
8 x 5.25 x 0.5 in 9 oz

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