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Legends of the Delaware Indians and Picture Writing (Iroquois & Their Neighbors)

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Originally published in 1905, this collection of twenty-two Delaware Indian stories has long been sought out both by scholars and individuals. Beyond the lessons, the book introduces the richness of the original Delaware language to an English-speaking audience: four of these legends have been retranslated into the Delaware language by native Delaware speakers. Readers will find line-by-line translations that reveal the eventual transformation of a transliterated Delaware text into an English-language story.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780815606390
Editor:
Nichols, Deborah
Author:
Nichols, Deborah
Author:
Adams, Richard C.
Publisher:
Syracuse University Press
Location:
Syracuse, N.Y.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Legends
Subject:
Native American
Subject:
Native American Studies - Tribes
Subject:
Tales
Subject:
Delaware indians
Subject:
Delaware language.
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies - Tribes
Subject:
Native American-General Native American Studies
Edition Number:
1st pbk. ed.
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Iroquois & Their Neighbors
Series Volume:
no. 57
Publication Date:
20000231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
168
Dimensions:
8.93x5.99x.36 in. .52 lbs.

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