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Legends, folktales, and traditions of New England Indians reflect historical events and a changing Indian identity over a 365-year period.

Synopsis:

Spanning three centuries, this collection traces the historical evolution of legends, folktales, and traditions of four major native American groups from their earliest encounters with European settlers to the present. The book is based on some 240 folklore texts gathered from early colonial writings, newspapers, magazines, diaries, local histories, anthropology and folklore publications, a variety of unpublished manuscript sources, and field research with living Indians.

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ISBN:
9780874513721
Author:
Simmons, William S.
Publisher:
University Press of New England
Location:
Hanover :
Subject:
History
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
New england
Subject:
History, Local
Subject:
Native American
Subject:
Native American Studies - Tribes
Subject:
New England History, Local.
Subject:
Indians of North America -- New England -- Folklore.
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies - Tribes
Subject:
Folklore -- New England.
Subject:
Native American-General Native American Studies
Edition Description:
Bibliography: p. 301-317.
Series Volume:
10
Publication Date:
19860331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
343
Dimensions:
8.99x6.02x1.01 in. 1.23 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Spanning three centuries, this collection traces the historical evolution of legends, folktales, and traditions of four major native American groups from their earliest encounters with European settlers to the present. The book is based on some 240 folklore texts gathered from early colonial writings, newspapers, magazines, diaries, local histories, anthropology and folklore publications, a variety of unpublished manuscript sources, and field research with living Indians.
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