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Title When Dream Bear sings : Native literatures of the southern Plains / edited by Gus Palmer Jr. ; foreword by Alan R. Velie
Published Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2018]
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Description 1 online resource (pages) : illustrations
Series Native literatures of the Americas and Indigenous world literatures series
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Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Illustrations; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part 1: Algonquian Language Family; Cheyenne; Cheyenne Stories and Storytelling Oral Traditions; The Bear and the Coyote; Cheyenne Story-Dogs Used to Carry Burdens in Days before Horses; Cheyenne Story-Man Who Prophesied Coming of Horses and White Men Long Ago; How Stories Were Told at Night by an Old Lady; Birdie's Grandmother's Story of How Corn and Buffalo Were Given to the Cheyennes; Absentee Shawnee; Shawnee Poems; Kickapoo; The Motorcyclists; Lenape
I Shot It, You Shot ItSeneca-Cayuga; Minnie Thompson Stories; Wyandotte; History of the Wyandotte Indians; Part 5: Kiowa-Tanoan Language Family; Kiowa; Já:mátàunhè:jègà (Star Girls Story); Part 6: Siouan Language Family; Ponca; A Ponca Ghost Story; Otoe-Missouria; Introduction to Otoe- Missouria; The Rabbit and the Grasshoppers; The Rabbit and the Mountain; Ponca Omaha; Ponca Omaha Letters Dictated and Taken by James Owen Dorsey; Kaw; Two Accounts of a Battle between the Kaws and Cheyennes; Ioway; The Sister and Brother; Quapaw; Introduction to Quapaw; The Rabbit and the Black Bears
Part 7: Uto-Aztecan Language FamilyComanche; Blind Fox and Two Girls; The Boy Who Turned Into a Snake; Part 8: Language Isolate; Introduction to Language Isolates; Tonkawa; The Young Man Who Became a Shaman; Contributors; Index
The Lenape Story of the Origin of the Woman DanceMiami; Myaamia "Story of Fox and Wolf"; Potawatomi; Pondese: Old Man Winter and Why We Have Spring Today; Part 2: Athabaskan Language Family; Plains Apache; Coyote and Rock Monster; Part 3: Caddoan Language Family; Caddo; The Wolf and the Wren; Pawnee; The Old Woman and Her Grandson Blessed by a Voice; He Goes Over and the Burning Log: A Wolf Story; A Pawnee Story; Arikara; The Race between the Horse and the Buffalo; Kitsai; Coyote Frees Buffalo; Wichita; Awa:hárikic: Hassí:ri:ha:stírih; Part 4: Iroquoian Language Family; Cherokee; Diary
Summary "Collection of songs, orations, myths, stories, legends, and other oral literatures from seven of the major language groups of the Great Plains: Muskogean, Uto-Aztecan, Caddoan, Siouan, Algonquian, Kiowa-Tanoan, and Athabascan"--Provided by publisher
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed October 31, 2018)
Subject Folk literature, Indian -- Great Plains.
Indian literature -- Great Plains -- Translations into English.
Indians of North America -- Great Plains -- Folklore.
Genre/Form Translations.
Form Electronic book
Author Palmer, Gus, 1943- editor
Velie, Alan R., 1937- writer of foreword
LC no. 2017058050
ISBN 1496208668 (electronic bk.)
9781496208668 (electronic bk.)