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The Eskimo of Siberia

By: Waldemar Bogoras

Description: FOLK-TALES. 1. The Dead Bride. There lived a man in the land of Ku’ne, right opposite the island Ima’lik (one of the Diomede Islands). One day he was going to perform the thanksgiving ceremonial, because he was a good sea-hunter, had killed many whales, and fed all his neighbors. So he prepared everything in his house. He placed the tips of whale-flippers upon a skin. Then all at once a thong-seal jumped out of the water-hole upon the ice. The village stood ...

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Eskimo Folk-tales, Score Nam Eft

By: Knud Rasmussen

Description: These stories were collected in various parts of Greenland, taken down from the lips of the Eskimo story-tellers themselves, by Knud Rasmussen, the Danish explorer. The illustrations are done by native Eskimo artists. No man is better qualifi

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The Culture of the Luiseño Indians, Score CA Coli

By: P. S. Sparkman

Description: This monograph is a posthumous publication; the author died in 1907. Sparkman spent years studying the Luiseño people, who resided in the approximate area of Orange County in California. The text mostly covers material culture, but includes d

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The Religion of the Indians of California, Score CA Ric

By: A. L. Kroeber

Description: This is A. L. Kroebers' classic article on the religion of Native California. It covers the entire culture region.

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Indian Mythe of South Central California, Score CA Scc

By: A. L. Kroeber

Description: Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We havenotused OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads tobadquality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where thereareimages such as portraits, maps, sketches etc We have en

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Chinook Texts, Score Nam Chinook

By: Franz Boas

Description:The Chinook tribes inhabited the salmon-rich lower Columbia river area in the Northwest culture region, in what is now upper Oregon and lower Washington state. As is evident from these texts, fishing was at the center of their culture, and the

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Tales of the Cochiti Indians, Score Nam Tci

By: Ruth Benedict

Description: This is a collection of texts from the Cochiti, a Native American Pueblo tribe of New Mexico. Ruth Benedict gathered these texts in the early 1920s in the field with her mentor at Columbia University, Franz Boas. The texts range from mytholog

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Achomawi and Atsugewi Tales and Achomawi Myths, Score CA Aat

By: Roland B. Dixon

Description: These two articles include myths of the Achomawi and Atsugewi, who lived in the north-eastern Sierra Nevada of California

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Yana Texts, Score CA Yat

By: Edward Sapir

Description: This is a collection of texts from the Yana, a native Californian people who spoke a Hokan language. The Yana lived in the north-eastern Sacramento region of California, east of Redding and north of Chico. Their mythology was very similar to

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A Voyage to Hudson's Bay, During the Summer of 1812 : Containing a...

By: M'Keevor, Thomas

Art franc¸ais ; Art, French ; Vols. for 1875-78 have a t.p. for each year; a general t.p. and index for the four years were issued at the end of the period. The first year is paged separately, second to fourth years continuously.

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Myths of Mexicon and Peru, Score Nam Mmp

By: Lewis Spence

Description: The ancient cultures of Mexico & Peru are renowned for their imposing architecture & the cruelty of their religious practices. The intriguing myths on which their beliefs were based -- the tales of the feathered god Quetzalcoatl & his enemy T

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Dancing Gods, Score Hin Dg

By: Erna Fergusson

Description: This is a first person look at a wide range of Pueblo, Hopi, Navajo, Zuñ, and Apache ceremonials in the late 1920s. This book is both an ethnographic document and a classic of Southwestern literature. Erna Fergusson (1888-1964), a native New

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The Mountain Chant, a Navajo Ceremony, Score Nam Tmc

By: Washington Matthews

Description: This is a description of a Navajo shamanistic healing ceremony. It centers around a recitation of a cycle of myths about a Navajo culture hero, Dsilyídje Qaçàl. His journey takes him to the land of the gods and goddesses, where he learns powe

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The Story of the Chaup, a Myth of the Diegueños

By: C. G. Du Bois

Description: Constance Goddard Du Bois (1889-1934) was an American novelist and an ethnographer, writing extensively between 1899 and 1908 about the native peoples and cultures of southern California. Her published fiction included several short stories plus six novels. Her most enduring contribution was as a self-taught ethnographer, doing pioneering studies in a period when professional academic anthropology was just becoming established in the United States. Starting ...

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Navajo Creation Myth, the Story of the Emergence, Score Nam Ncm

By: Hasteen Klah

Description: The Navajo are a tribe of Native Americans who live in the southwestern United States. They speak the Navajo language, and many are members of the Navajo Nation, an independent government structure which manages the Navajo reservation in the

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Myths and Tales of the Southeastern Indians, Score Nam Mtsi

By: John R. Swanton

Description: This collection of stories from the Southeastern Native American region covers mythology and folklore from the Creek, Hitchiti, Alabama, Kosati, and Natchez. The Creek (including the Alabama, Hitichi and Kosati) originally lived in northern M

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Legends and Myths of the Aboriginal Indians of British Guiana, Sco...

By: W. H. Brett

Description: William Henry Brett was a missionary to the Natives of British Guiana, and by his own account, was quite evangelical. Thus, as with all works written by agents of Western power, this book should be read with care. In addition, the entire book

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Creation Myths of Primitive America

By: Jeremiah Curtin

Description: Despite the title, which suggests that this is a comprehensive study of Native American creation myths, this is actually a very good set of animal myths from two tribes of California, the Wintu and Yana. These tribes inhabited the northern Central Valley; the Yana are closely related to the Yahi, the tribe of Ishi, the 'last wild Indian'. Also, these are not creation myths per se; they are tales from an epic cycle about the proto-animal inhabitants of the Ca...

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Rig Veda Americanus

By: Daniel G. Brinton

Description: In accordance with the general object of this series of volumes--which is to furnish materials for study rather than to offer completed studies--I have prepared for this number the text of the most ancient authentic record of American religious lore. From its antiquity and character, I have ventured to call this little collection the RIG VEDA AMERICANUS, after the similar cyclus of sacred hymns, which are the most venerable product of the Aryan mind. As fo...

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The Walam Olum, Score Nam Walam

By: Daniel G. Brinton

Description: Most likely, the Walam Olum was forged in the 19th Century by someone who was attempting to provide a mythological underpinning for the theory that Native Americans migrated from Asia at some point in the recent past. It is now believed that

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