Surviving through the Days: Translations of Native California Stories and Songs: A California Indian Reader

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SURVIVING
THROUGH
THE DAYS

Translations of Native California Stories and Songs

A CALIFORNIA INDIAN READER

EDITED BY Herbert W. Luthin

University of California Press

BERKELEY / LOS ANGELES / LONDON

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page *
  • Contents *
  • Illustrations xiii
  • Tables xv
  • Acknowledgments xvii
  • Pronunciation Guide xix
  • Surviving Through the Days 1
  • General Introduction 5
  • Notes *
  • Making Texts, Reading Translations 21
  • Notes 51
  • I - Selections 55
  • 1 - Atsugewi 1996 59
  • North Western California 63
  • 2 - Tolowa 1985 67
  • Notes *
  • Further Reading *
  • Test-Ch' a S (The Tidalwave) *
  • 3 - Yurok 1951, 1985–1988 77
  • Further Reading 81
  • “the Young Ma N from Serper”and Other Stories *
  • 4 - Karuk Circa 1930 90
  • Further Reading *
  • Coyote and Old Woman Bullhead *
  • 5 - Karuk 1950 98
  • Further Reading *
  • The Devil Who Died Laughing *
  • 6 - Hupa 1963–1964 104
  • Further Reading *
  • “the Boy Who Grew Up at Ta'K'I M IL Ding” and Other Stories 109
  • 7 - The Bear Girl 115
  • Further Reading *
  • The Bear Girl *
  • North-Central California 123
  • Spell Said by a Girl Desirous of Getting a Husband 125
  • 8 - Achumawi 1970 127
  • Notes *
  • Further Reading *
  • How My Father Found the Deer *
  • 9 - Atsugewi 1931 139
  • Notes *
  • Further Reading *
  • Naponoha *
  • 10 - Yahi 1915 152
  • Notes *
  • Further Reading *
  • A Story of Lizard *
  • 11 - Wintu 1929–1931 178
  • Notes *
  • Further Reading *
  • A Selection of Wintu Songs *
  • 12 - Wintu 1929 192
  • Notes *
  • Further Reading *
  • Loon Woman:He-Who-Is-Made-Beautiful, She-Who-Becomes-Loon *
  • 13 - Wintu Circa 1982 219
  • Further Reading *
  • Three Love Songs and a Cry Song *
  • 14 - Nomlaki 1935 235
  • Notes *
  • Further Reading 241
  • How I Became a Dreamer *
  • 15 - Maidu Circa 1902 248
  • Notes *
  • Further Reading *
  • Mad Bat *
  • 16 - Eastern Pomo 1930 260
  • Notes *
  • Further Reading *
  • Creation - This is the Tradition of How Marumda and Kuksu Made the World *
  • 17 - Southern Pomo 1940 311
  • Further Reading *
  • The Trials of Young Hawk *
  • 18 - Cache Creek Pomo 1988 324
  • Notes *
  • Further Reading *
  • The Woman Who Loved a Snake *
  • 19 - Lake Miwok 1980 334
  • Further Reading *
  • The Dead People's Home *
  • South-Central California 343
  • 20 - Yokuts 1931, 1930 347
  • Notes *
  • Further Reading *
  • Visit to the Land of the Dead *
  • Condor Steals Falcon's Wife 356
  • 21 - Tübatulabal Circa 1932 363
  • Notes *
  • Further Reading *
  • The Contest Between Men and Women *
  • 22 - Ineseno Chumash 1913 382
  • Notes 387
  • Further Reading *
  • The Dog Girl *
  • Southern California 397
  • 23 - Serrano 1963 401
  • Notes *
  • Further Reading *
  • The Creation *
  • 24 - Luiseno 1988–1992 411
  • Notes 414
  • Further Reading *
  • A Harvest of Songs from Villiana Calac Hyde *
  • 25 - Cupeno 1962, 1920 421
  • Further Reading *
  • From“the Life of Hawk Feather” He Bear Episode, Part1 *
  • From“the Life of Hawk Feather” the Bear Episode, Part 2 *
  • 26 - Mojave 1902 436
  • Notes *
  • Further Reading 443
  • In the Desert with Hipahipa - I. in the Desert with Hipahipa *
  • 27 - Quechan (Yuma) 1908 461
  • Notes *
  • Further Reading *
  • An Account of Origins - The Age of Kwikumat *
  • II - Essay Son Native California Languages and Oral Literatures 491
  • A Brief History of Collection 495
  • Notes *
  • Women's Brush Dance Song 511
  • Notes on Native California Oral Literatures 513
  • Notes *
  • Notes on Native California Languages 545
  • Notes *
  • Maps 571
  • Bibliography 579
  • Acknowledgments of Permissions 605
  • Index 609
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