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Indian Legends of the Pacific Northwest

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Publisher Comments:

This collection of more than one hundred tribal tales, culled from the oral tradition of the Indians of Washington and Oregon, presents the Indians' own stories, told for generations around their fires, of the mountains, lakes, and rivers, and of the creation of the world and the heavens above. Each group of stories is prefaced by a brief factual account of Indian beliefs and of storytelling customs. Indian Legends of the Pacific Northwest is a treasure, still in print after fifty years.

Synopsis:

50th anniversary edition of a perennial best seller. Tales from the oral tradition of the Indians in the Pacific Northwest.

About the Author

Ella E. Clark, who died in 1998, was Professor Emerita of English at Washington State University. She heard her first fragments of Indian myths while serving as a fire lookout for the U.S. Forest Service in the Cascade Mountains. She collected tribal tales in libraries and archives in the U.S. and Canada for many years.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780520239265
Author:
Inverarity, Robert B.
Publisher:
University of California Press
Illustrator:
Inverarity, Robert B.
Author:
Clark, Ella E.
Author:
Inverarity, Robert Bruce
Location:
Berkeley
Subject:
General
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Legends
Subject:
Anthropology - General
Subject:
Indians of North America -- Northwest, Pacific.
Subject:
Indians of North America -- Folklore.
Subject:
Native American Studies
Subject:
Mythology-Folklore and Storytelling
Copyright:
Edition Number:
50
Edition Description:
Anniversary
Series Volume:
150-490-675
Publication Date:
20030431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
238
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 x 0.5 in 11 oz

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