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Title The short, swift time of gods on earth : the Hohokam chronicles / Donald Bahr [and others]
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1994


Description 1 online resource (343 pages) : illustrations
Contents 1. Genesis -- 2. The Flood -- 3. New Creation and Corn -- 4. The Whore -- 5. Origin of Wine and Irrigation -- 6. Morning Green Chief and the Witch -- 7. Feather Braided Chief and the Gambler -- 8. Siuuhu's Death and Resurrection -- 9. The Conquest Until Buzzard -- 10. The Conquest Until Siwan Wa'aki -- 11. After the Conquest -- Conclusion: Mythologies -- Appendix: Correlation of Conquests
Summary In 1935 two Pima Indians recounted and translated their entire traditional creation narrative. Juan Smith, reputedly the last tribesman with extensive knowledge of the Pima version of this story, spoke and sang while William Smith Allison translated into English and Julian Hayden, an archaeologist, recorded Allison's words verbatim. The resulting document, the "Hohokam Chronicles," is the most complete natively articulated Pima creation narrative ever written and a rare example of a single-narrator myth
Analysis arizona
conquest of murderers
murder and resurrection of god man
pima creation narrative
pima papago versions
scripture for native church
single narrator myth
social and historic document
the ancient hohokam
thirty six separate stories
traditional creation narrative
two pima indians
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-332) and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Hohokam culture.
Pima Indians -- Folklore.
Tohono O'odham Indians -- Folklore
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Folklore & Mythology.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Folklore & Mythology
Hohokam culture
Pima Indians
Tohono O'odham Indians
Genre/Form Folklore
Form Electronic book
Author Bahr, Donald M
LC no. 93041131
ISBN 9780520914568
Other Titles Hohokam chronicles
Hohokam chronicles
Hohokam chronicles
Hohokam chronicles
Hohokam chronicles