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Indian legends of Canada

Claude Mélançon

Indian legends of Canada

by Claude Mélançon

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Published by Gage in Toronto .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada
    • Subjects:
    • Indians of North America -- Canada -- Folklore.

    • Edition Notes

      Translation of Légendes indiennes du Canada.

      StatementClaude Mélançon ; translated from the French by David Ellis.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE78.C2 M3813
      The Physical Object
      Pagination163 p. :
      Number of Pages163
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5242290M
      LC Control Number75313799

      The creation myth of the Hurons and the Iroquois -- Nanabozho of the Chippewa -- The beginning of the Cree world -- Some adventures of Wisakedjak (Cree) -- The beginning of the Haida world -- Other supernatural beings -- The big snow in the northland (Dogrib & Slavey) -- The story of the great flood (Cowichan) -- How Deer got fire (Nootka) -- Who was given the fire? HAVE been asked to write a preface to these Legends of Vancouver, which, in conjunction with the members of the Publication Sub-Committee–Mrs. Lefevre, Mr. L. W. Makovski, and Mr. R. W. Douglas–I have helped to put through the press. But scarcely any prefatory remarks are necessary. This book may well stand on its own merits.

      This book contains the magic created around the Indian fireside, for readers of all ages. It includes myths of creation, culture myths, nature myths, and beast fables, as well as the legends, personal narratives and historical traditions of thirty North American Indian tribes. The Indian Fairy Book; From the Original Legends Indian Legends and Other Poems The Treaties of Canada with the Indians of Manitoba and the North-West Territories: Including the Negotiations on Which They Were Based, and Other Information Relating Thereto.

      Thirty Indian Legends of Canada by Margaret Bemister. Firefly Books Ltd. Paperback. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, that’ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included. Indian legends of Canada. Author/Creator: Clark, Ella Elizabeth, Publication: [Toronto] McClelland and Stewart [] Format/Description: Book xiii, p. 25 cm. Subjects.


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