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The Resource Cherokee myths and legends : thirty tales retold, Terry L. Norton

Cherokee myths and legends : thirty tales retold, Terry L. Norton

Label
Cherokee myths and legends : thirty tales retold
Title
Cherokee myths and legends
Title remainder
thirty tales retold
Statement of responsibility
Terry L. Norton
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Retelling 30 Eastern Cherokee myths and legends, this book presents the stories with important details providing a culturally authentic and historically accurate context. Background is information given within each story so the reader may avoid reliance on glossaries, endnotes, or other explanatory aids. The reader may thus experience the stories more as their original audiences would have"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Norton, Terry L.
Dewey number
398.2089/97557
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cherokee Indians
  • Tales
  • Cherokee Indians
  • Tales
  • North Carolina
Label
Cherokee myths and legends : thirty tales retold, Terry L. Norton
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references(pages 211-216) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: considerations in adapting Native American traditional literature -- Guide to the pronunciation of Cherokee words -- Origins -- The three worlds -- Fire -- Corn and game -- Disease and medicine -- The bear and the bear songs -- Tobacco -- The Pleiades and the pine cone -- Killing the great monsters -- The Great Yellow Jacket Ulagu -- The leech place -- The Uktena and the Shawano conjuror -- The red man and the Uktena -- Ustu-tli, the great snake of the Cohutta Mountains -- The great hawks -- The hunter in the Dakwa -- Supernatural and animal adversaries and helpers -- Spear-finger, the Nantahala Ogress -- The Stone Man of the Mountains -- The raven mockers -- The immortals and the water cannibals -- The man who traveled to the world below -- Judaculla, the slant-eyed giant of Tanasee Bald -- Legends of Pilot Knob -- Yahula -- The unseen helpers -- Legends from history by or about the Cherokee -- The lost Cherokee -- Ga'na and the Cherokee -- The Mohawk warriors -- The false warriors -- Jocassee -- Some heroic acts in wars with whites -- Cateechee of Keowee: a ballad of the Carolina backcountry -- Notes on sources used in the retellings
Control code
ocn882191667
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
vi, 222 pages
Isbn
9780786494606
Lccn
2014037060
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)882191667
Label
Cherokee myths and legends : thirty tales retold, Terry L. Norton
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references(pages 211-216) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: considerations in adapting Native American traditional literature -- Guide to the pronunciation of Cherokee words -- Origins -- The three worlds -- Fire -- Corn and game -- Disease and medicine -- The bear and the bear songs -- Tobacco -- The Pleiades and the pine cone -- Killing the great monsters -- The Great Yellow Jacket Ulagu -- The leech place -- The Uktena and the Shawano conjuror -- The red man and the Uktena -- Ustu-tli, the great snake of the Cohutta Mountains -- The great hawks -- The hunter in the Dakwa -- Supernatural and animal adversaries and helpers -- Spear-finger, the Nantahala Ogress -- The Stone Man of the Mountains -- The raven mockers -- The immortals and the water cannibals -- The man who traveled to the world below -- Judaculla, the slant-eyed giant of Tanasee Bald -- Legends of Pilot Knob -- Yahula -- The unseen helpers -- Legends from history by or about the Cherokee -- The lost Cherokee -- Ga'na and the Cherokee -- The Mohawk warriors -- The false warriors -- Jocassee -- Some heroic acts in wars with whites -- Cateechee of Keowee: a ballad of the Carolina backcountry -- Notes on sources used in the retellings
Control code
ocn882191667
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
vi, 222 pages
Isbn
9780786494606
Lccn
2014037060
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)882191667

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