In Their Own Words: Introduction, Concordance of New Motifs, and Bibliography
Harvard University, Center for the Study of World Religions, 1992 - Social Science - 280 pages
"Final volume of a series on folk literature of lowland South American indigenous peoples. Provides a list of contributors, a synthesis of narrative content, themes, and an extensive motif index. Important contribution to the study of folk narrative. Usef
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Concordance of New Motifs
Bibliography of the Folk Literature
Acquisition American Folklore Animal as trickster animal characteristics animal or human animal to object Animals with human anteater armadillo Ayoreo birds body to animal Bororo Brazilian highlands Buenos Aires capybara Chaco Chamacoco Chorote clan association corpse Creation creator Culture hero deer demons earth eating Extraordinary Father fish gods Gran Chaco Guajiro Haunts of various human form iguana insects jaguar kills kinds of beasts King lives Magic object Magic results Magic speaking objects mammal wild manufactured object Marriage Motif Index motifs mythology narratives nature of animal's objects to animals ogre Origin and nature Origin of animal Origin of clan Origin of custom otherworld peccary person or animal plant Primeval produced by magic punishment Quest for lost reptiles Selknam snake South American Indians Spirit supernatural Tabu tapir teeth Tehuelche Toba Transformation Treacherous tree turtle unusual upper world various animals Warao water-spirits wild beast mammal woman Yanomami Yaruro