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A Story as Sharp as a Knife: The Classical Haida Mythtellers and Their World

Robert Bringhurst - 2011 - Social Science - Limited preview
The Haida world is a misty archipelago a hundred stormy miles off the coasts of British Columbia and Alaska. For a thousand years and more before the Europeans came, a great culture flourished in these islands. The masterworks of classical Haida ...

Being in Being: The Collected Works of Skaay of the Qquuna Qiighawaay

Skaay - 2001 - Social Science - Limited preview
Skaay of the Qquuna Qiighawaay may have been one of the greatest Native storytellers of all time. Born in the Haida village of Qquuna about 1827 and crippled by an injury in middle age, he devoted himself to the art of telling stories. As the ...

Haboo: Native American Stories from Puget Sound

Hilbert, Vi - 1985 - Fiction - Limited preview
The stories and legends of the Lushootseed-speaking people of Puget Sound were an important part of the oral tradition by which beliefs, values, and customs were handed from one generation to another. Vi Hilbert, a Skagit Indian, grew up at a ...

Indian Legends of the Pacific Northwest

Charles E. Sawyer - 1902 - Indians of North America - Limited preview

Indian Legends of the Pacific Northwest

Ella Elizabeth Clark - 1953 - History - Limited preview
50th anniversary edition of a perennial best seller. Tales from the oral tradition of the Indians in the Pacific Northwest.