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Title A listening wind : Native literature from the Southeast / edited and with an introduction by Marcia Haag
Published Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Native literatures of the Americas series
Native literatures of the Americas.
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Introduction; CHOCTAW; Mississippi Choctaw Oral Literature; CREATION MYTHS; The Choctaw Creation Legend; Creation of Three Races; SHUKHA ANUMPA; Why Terrapins Never Get Fat; The Dog Who Spoke Choctaw; Running Water; The Man and the Turkey; SUPERNATURAL LEGENDS AND ENCOUNTERS; The Little Man; Pąš Falaya (Long Hair); PROPHECIES; Prophecy of New Inventions and Lost Traditions; Prophecy of Cars and Changing Values; The Third Removal; WHERE ORAL TRADITION AND LITERACY COLLIDE; James L. McDonald's Spectre Essay of 1830; Letter to Peter Pitchlynn
Chikashsha Naaikbiˈ Anoˍliˈ (Chickasaw Creation Story)How the Day and Night Were Divided: Traditional; SHIKONNOˈPAˈ : POSSUM STORIES; Katihmit Loksiˈ Hakshopat Bosholli (Why Turtle Has a Cracked Shell); IKSAˈ NANNANOˍ LIˈ : CLAN STORIES; Kowimilhlhaˈ Hattakat Lhoˍfaˈ Ittafama (Wildcat Man Meets the Bigfoot); CHOKOSHPAˈ NANNANOˍ LIˈ : HUMOR STORIES; Fala Shiikiˈ Táwwaˈa or Falat Ibichchalaˈ Inkaniya (Crow and the Buzzard or Crow Loses His Nose); ORAL NARRATIVES POSE INTERPRETATIVE CHALLENGES
Interpretation Is a Tricky Business: Reviewing GlendaGalvan's Katihsht Ittish Oppoloˈat Okla Alhihaˈ Imalattook (How Poison Came to the Chickasaw and Choctaw, 2011) YUCHI; Yuchi Stories; MYTHICAL TIME STORIES; The Red-Mouthed Lizard and the Hunters; How the Yuchi Kill the Red-Mouthed Lizard; Wind and Iron; ANIMAL TALES; The First Woman to Leave a Lazy Husband; Rabbit and Turkeys; STORIES OF THE SUPERNATURAL; Spirit Stories; CHEROKEE; Cherokee Literature; GALGOGV'I: NEW AND OLD LIES; The Rabbit and the Image; Rabbit and Possum Look for Wives; How the Possum Lost His Beautiful Tail
MODERN OKLAHOMA CHOCTAW STORIES; Modern Oklahoma Choctaw Stories; Boarding School Runaways; How I Almost Killed a Hog by Scaring It; Aiisht Ahollo (The Miracle); Neva the Hunter; MUSKOGEE (CREEK); Muskogee (Creek) Literature; TRADITIONAL TALES; The Story of Corn (Vce Nak-onvkuce); The Boy Who Turned into a Snake; Rabbit Steals Fire; Girl Abducted by Lion; STORIES OF REAL PEOPLE; Autobiography of James Hill; TRADITIONAL SONG; Estvmvn Estomen Follatskis (Wherever, However You Are); CHICKASAW; Chickasaw Oral Literature; CHIKASHSHA NAAIKBIˈ ANOˍLIˈ : CREATION- ORIGIN STORIES
Thunder and the Uk'ten'How the White Man Was Made; ULVSGEDI: STORIES OF THE WONDROUS; The Owl at the Window; Crossing Safely; Santeetlah Ghost Story; The Little People and the Nunnehi; The Spirit of an Ancestor; KANOHEDA: PHILOSOPHY, HISTORY, AND MEMOIR; The Language and the Fire; A Cherokee Vision of Eloh': An Excerpt; The Cherokee Migration Story; The Trail of Tears; Mankiller: A Chief and Her People (excerpt); Who Is Cherokee?; Who Is Cherokee?: Federal Recognition, Culture, and Rhetorical Sovereignty; KOASATI; Koasati (Coushatta) Literature; TRADITIONAL STORIES
Summary "This collection of stories from several different tribal traditions in the American Southeast includes introductory essays showing how they fit into Native American religious and philosophical systems."--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on December 28, 2018)
Subject Indian mythology -- Southern States.
Indians of North America -- Southern States -- Folklore.
Tales -- Southern States.
Genre/Form Folklore.
Form Electronic book
Author Haag, Marcia, 1951- editor
LC no. 2016010583
ISBN 0803295480 (pdf)
9780803295483 (pdf)
(cloth ;) (alk. paper)
Other Titles Native literature from the Southeast