Coyote Was Going There: Indian Literature of the Oregon Country

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Jarold Ramsey
University of Washington Press, 1980 - Literary Collections - 295 pages
This collection of 116 traditional American Indian stories from Oregon tribes was compiled from the original translations of Melville Jacobs, Franz Boas, Archie Phinney, Edward Sapir, Leo Frachtenberg, Leslie Spier, and Isabel Kelley. It also includes songs, prayers, calendrical information, personal memoirs, and peace treaty speeches, along with reworkings of published and unpublished materials.

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A collection of Oregon Native Indian tales. I read "How the Cayuse Got Fire". A myth about how the source of all fire in Mt. Hood, guarded and tended by a demon and his sub demons, was taken by two ... Read full review

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