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The Resource Choctaw tales, collected and annotated by Tom Mould

Choctaw tales, collected and annotated by Tom Mould

Label
Choctaw tales
Title
Choctaw tales
Statement of responsibility
collected and annotated by Tom Mould
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
" ... gathering of oral traditions from the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians."
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
398.2/089/97387
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Mould, Tom
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Choctaw Indians
  • Choctaw mythology
  • Tales
  • Legends
  • Choctaw Indians
  • Choctaw mythology
  • Legends
  • Tales
  • Southern States
  • Mythos
  • Märchen
  • Legende
  • Choctaw
Label
Choctaw tales, collected and annotated by Tom Mould
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 278-284) 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
  • The storytellers. Storytellers of the past -- Storytellers of the present
  • The genres of Choctaw storytelling. Native terms -- Commentary and contextualization -- Patterns and performance -- A note on the texts
  • Creation stories and myths. The Choctaw creation legend -- Nané Chaha -- Men and grasshoppers -- Creation of the tribes -- Origin of the Crawfish Band -- The creation of the Choctaw -- The migration legend -- Migration -- A short story of the creation of the first man -- Tradition of the flood -- The flood -- Lightning and thunder -- The origin of corn -- Corn-finding myth -- Wild geese and the origin of corn -- The geese, the ducks, and water -- The life of dogs -- How the snakes acquired their poison -- The owl -- Tashka and Walo -- The hunter of the sun -- Yallofalaiya -- Nameless Choctaw -- The hunter and the alligator
  • Supernatural legends and encounters. The girl and the devil -- The eagle story -- Skate'ne -- Hoklonote'she -- A story of Kashikanchak -- Kashikanchak -- The spectre and the hunter -- The hunter who became a deer -- The man who became a snake -- Half-horse, half-man -- Kashehotapalo -- Na Losa Falaya -- Manlike creature -- Okwa Nahollo, white people of the water -- Big pond -- The water Choctaw -- Pas Falaya -- Nishkin Chafa, one-eye -- Headless man -- The inhuman Na Losa Chitto -- The demon Na Losa Chitto -- A big hog -- Big black hairy monster -- The black stump -- The Choctaw Robin Goodfellow -- The floating light -- Lights -- Kowi Anukasha -- Medicine woman -- The little man -- Pile of rocks -- A witch -- Choctaw doctors -- Shape-changer -- The baseball game -- Dancing lights -- Hanshok Okwa Hui'ga, dew drop (will-o-the-wisp) -- The blue light -- Disappearing lights -- The ghost -- Spirit of the dead -- Two brothers
  • Historical legends. White men bring alcohol -- Fighting the Muskogees -- Crossing the line -- Death of Pushmataha -- Removal -- Sneaking back from Oklahoma -- Land swindling -- Grandfather's land -- Burning sticks
  • Prophecy. Changing landscape and intermarriage -- Planes, roads, and culture -- Intermarriage, roads, and changing seasons -- Changing world -- Electricity, plumbing, and social dancing -- Cars, roads, and changing values -- A great illness -- The third removal -- War -- Extinction -- End of the world -- Land getting old
  • Jokes and tall stories. The car -- Running water -- Whatyousay -- Time to kill hogs -- The horse's egg -- The funeral -- The white cat -- The man and the turkey -- The dog who spoke Choctaw -- The trip to Arkansas -- Tall stories -- The lucky shot -- Help from above
  • Animal stories. The ball game -- Race between the hummingbird and the crane -- The hummingbird -- The dove story -- How the biskantak got water for the birds -- Why the buzzard has more offspring than the owl -- Why the guinea hen is speckled -- Boatmaker -- The hunters and the bears -- Rabbit and the bears -- How the bear lost his tail -- How the rabbit got a short tail -- How the bullfrog lost his horns -- How the alligator got his back -- Rabbit and Turtle race -- Race between the turkey and the terrapin -- Turtle and Turkey -- Why terrapins never get fat -- Turtle, Turkey, and the ants -- Why ther are seams in the terrapin's shell -- Why the turtle's shell is sewed up -- How the terrapin lost the ability to climb trees -- Raccoon and 'Possum -- Possum and Coon -- The panther and the opossum -- Possum and the fox -- Why the rabbit's skin is loose -- Bear and Rabbit -- How the rabbit fooled the turkeys -- Rabbit and Fox farm together -- Rabbit rides Wolf -- Rabbit gains a wife -- How Rabbit made the animals angry -- Rabbit and the garden
  • Stories in Choctaw. The Choctaw creation legend -- Lightning and thunder -- Corn-finding myth -- A story of Kashikanchak -- Kashikanchak -- The man who became a snake -- The big pond -- Pas Falaya -- The inhuman Na Losa Chitto -- The black stump -- Cars, roads, and changing values -- The funeral -- The dog who spoke Choctaw -- Help from above -- The dove story -- How the biskantak got water for the birds
Control code
ocm54424994
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
lxii, 290 pages
Isbn
9781578066834
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2004002948
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)54424994
Label
Choctaw tales, collected and annotated by Tom Mould
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 278-284) 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
  • The storytellers. Storytellers of the past -- Storytellers of the present
  • The genres of Choctaw storytelling. Native terms -- Commentary and contextualization -- Patterns and performance -- A note on the texts
  • Creation stories and myths. The Choctaw creation legend -- Nané Chaha -- Men and grasshoppers -- Creation of the tribes -- Origin of the Crawfish Band -- The creation of the Choctaw -- The migration legend -- Migration -- A short story of the creation of the first man -- Tradition of the flood -- The flood -- Lightning and thunder -- The origin of corn -- Corn-finding myth -- Wild geese and the origin of corn -- The geese, the ducks, and water -- The life of dogs -- How the snakes acquired their poison -- The owl -- Tashka and Walo -- The hunter of the sun -- Yallofalaiya -- Nameless Choctaw -- The hunter and the alligator
  • Supernatural legends and encounters. The girl and the devil -- The eagle story -- Skate'ne -- Hoklonote'she -- A story of Kashikanchak -- Kashikanchak -- The spectre and the hunter -- The hunter who became a deer -- The man who became a snake -- Half-horse, half-man -- Kashehotapalo -- Na Losa Falaya -- Manlike creature -- Okwa Nahollo, white people of the water -- Big pond -- The water Choctaw -- Pas Falaya -- Nishkin Chafa, one-eye -- Headless man -- The inhuman Na Losa Chitto -- The demon Na Losa Chitto -- A big hog -- Big black hairy monster -- The black stump -- The Choctaw Robin Goodfellow -- The floating light -- Lights -- Kowi Anukasha -- Medicine woman -- The little man -- Pile of rocks -- A witch -- Choctaw doctors -- Shape-changer -- The baseball game -- Dancing lights -- Hanshok Okwa Hui'ga, dew drop (will-o-the-wisp) -- The blue light -- Disappearing lights -- The ghost -- Spirit of the dead -- Two brothers
  • Historical legends. White men bring alcohol -- Fighting the Muskogees -- Crossing the line -- Death of Pushmataha -- Removal -- Sneaking back from Oklahoma -- Land swindling -- Grandfather's land -- Burning sticks
  • Prophecy. Changing landscape and intermarriage -- Planes, roads, and culture -- Intermarriage, roads, and changing seasons -- Changing world -- Electricity, plumbing, and social dancing -- Cars, roads, and changing values -- A great illness -- The third removal -- War -- Extinction -- End of the world -- Land getting old
  • Jokes and tall stories. The car -- Running water -- Whatyousay -- Time to kill hogs -- The horse's egg -- The funeral -- The white cat -- The man and the turkey -- The dog who spoke Choctaw -- The trip to Arkansas -- Tall stories -- The lucky shot -- Help from above
  • Animal stories. The ball game -- Race between the hummingbird and the crane -- The hummingbird -- The dove story -- How the biskantak got water for the birds -- Why the buzzard has more offspring than the owl -- Why the guinea hen is speckled -- Boatmaker -- The hunters and the bears -- Rabbit and the bears -- How the bear lost his tail -- How the rabbit got a short tail -- How the bullfrog lost his horns -- How the alligator got his back -- Rabbit and Turtle race -- Race between the turkey and the terrapin -- Turtle and Turkey -- Why terrapins never get fat -- Turtle, Turkey, and the ants -- Why ther are seams in the terrapin's shell -- Why the turtle's shell is sewed up -- How the terrapin lost the ability to climb trees -- Raccoon and 'Possum -- Possum and Coon -- The panther and the opossum -- Possum and the fox -- Why the rabbit's skin is loose -- Bear and Rabbit -- How the rabbit fooled the turkeys -- Rabbit and Fox farm together -- Rabbit rides Wolf -- Rabbit gains a wife -- How Rabbit made the animals angry -- Rabbit and the garden
  • Stories in Choctaw. The Choctaw creation legend -- Lightning and thunder -- Corn-finding myth -- A story of Kashikanchak -- Kashikanchak -- The man who became a snake -- The big pond -- Pas Falaya -- The inhuman Na Losa Chitto -- The black stump -- Cars, roads, and changing values -- The funeral -- The dog who spoke Choctaw -- Help from above -- The dove story -- How the biskantak got water for the birds
Control code
ocm54424994
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
lxii, 290 pages
Isbn
9781578066834
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2004002948
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)54424994

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