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Author Thompson, Coquelle, 1848-1946.

Title Pitch woman and other stories : the oral traditions of Coquelle Thompson, Upper Coquille Athabaskan Indian / edited and with an introduction by William R. Seaburg ; collected by Elizabeth D. Jacobs
Published Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 309 pages) : illustrations, map
Series Native literatures of the Americas
Native literatures of the Americas.
Contents Introduction -- An Upper Coquille Athabaskan cultural sketch -- Features of style and performance in Coquelle Thompson's storytelling -- Analyses of four stories -- Oral traditional texts
Summary The rich oral traditions of the Athabaskan Indians from southwestern Oregon are showcased in these pages for the first time. This volume features vivid and humorous tales of familiar Tricksters: Coyote, known for his unusual sexual prowess and escapades that often go awry; the vain and gullible Grizzly Bear; and Raccoon, often greedy and ever elusive. The collection also includes the less familiar but all-too-human stories of Pitch Woman, Little Man, the unicorn-like Hollering-Like-a-Person, and other local figures, all of which add to the wealth of Native oral literature in the Pacific Northwest
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-305) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Thompson, Coquelle, 1848-1946.
Athapascan Indians -- Oregon -- Folklore.
Coquille Indians -- Biography.
Coquille Indians -- Folklore.
Oral tradition -- Oregon.
Siletz Indian Reservation (Or.) -- History.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
Author Jacobs, Elizabeth Derr.
Seaburg, William R.
ISBN 0803206224 (electronic bk.)
9780803206229 (electronic bk.)
(hardcover ; alk. paper)
(hardcover ; alk. paper)