Sky loom : Native American myth, story, and song / edited and with an introduction by Brian Swann.

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Swann, Brian (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2014]
Series:Native literatures of the Americas.
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Table of Contents:
  • Stone boy : persistent hero (Lakota) / Elaine Jahner
  • Oolachan-Woman's robe : fish, blankets, masks, and meaning in Boas's Kwakw'ala texts (Kwakwa'ala/Kwakiutl) / Judith Berman
  • Narrative styles in Dakota texts (Lakota) / Julian Rice
  • The boy who went to live with the seals (Yupik) / Ann Fienup-Riordan and Marie Meade
  • The girl who married the bear (Tagish/Tlingit) / Catharine McClellan, Maria Johns, and Dora Austin Wedge
  • John Sky's "One they gave away" (Haida) / Robert Bringhurst
  • The sun's myth (Cathlamet Chinook) / Dell Hymes
  • Coyote, master of death, true to life (Kalapuya) / Dell Hymes
  • Seal and her younger brother lived there (Clackamas Chinook) / Dell Hymes
  • Poetry songs of the Shoshone Ghost Dance (Wind River Shoshone) / Judith Vander
  • Running the deer (Yaqui) / Larry Evers and Felipe S. Molina
  • Pima Oriole Songs (Pima) / Donal Bahr and Vincent Joseph
  • Enemy slayer's horse song (Navajo) / David P. McAllester
  • Two stories from the Yana (Yana) / Herbert W. Luthin
  • Raven stories (Tlingit) / Nora Marks Dauenhauer and Richard Dauenhauer
  • He became an eagle (Western Apache) / M. Eleanor Nevins and Thomas J. Nevins
  • The flight of Dzilyi neeyáni (Navajo) / Paul G. Zolbrod
  • Red swan (Menominee) / Monica MaCaulay and Marianne Milligan
  • The birth of nenabozho (Ojibwe) / Rand Valentine
  • Umâyichîs (Naskapi) / Julie Brittain and Marguerite MacKenzie
  • The Delaware creation story (Munsee) / John Bierhorst
  • A pair of hero stories (Easter Cree) / Susan M. Preston
  • Winter stories (Meskwaki/Fox) / Ives Goddard
  • Pine root (Plains Cree) / Stan Cuthand
  • Ghost Dance songs (Arapaho) / Jeffrey D. Anderson
  • Star husband : two brothers' versions of a traditional Skokomish-Twana story (Skokomish-Twana) / William W. Elmendorf and Steven M. Egesdal.