Voices from Four Directions: Contemporary Translations of the Native Literatures of North America

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Voices from
Four Directions

Contemporary Translations of the
Native Literatures of North America

Edited by Brian Swann

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA PRESS | LINCOLN AND LONDON

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Voices from Four Directions: Contemporary Translations of the Native Literatures of North America
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page *
  • Contents vii
  • Introduction xiii
  • Notes xx
  • 1 - North 1
  • Koryak - Raven Tales from Kamchatka 3
  • Suggested Reading and References 10
  • Raven-Man and Little-Bird-Man Compete for Yiniangawgut's Hand - Told by Paqa 11
  • Ermine-People - Told by Paqa 20
  • Tlingit - Raven Stories 25
  • Suggested Reading 28
  • Raven and Water 29
  • Raven and Brown Bears 33
  • Raven and His Nose 38
  • Iñupiaq - The Young Woman Who Disappeared 42
  • The Young Woman Who Disappeared 45
  • Two Children Adrift 51
  • Suggested Reading and References 58
  • Two Children Adrift 59
  • 2 - West 81
  • Kwakwaka'Wakw - Giver 83
  • Notes 88
  • Giver 90
  • Haida - The Sea Lion Hunter 105
  • Suggested Reading and References 106
  • The Sea Lion Hunter 108
  • The Blind Man at Island Point Town and the One Who Went Around the Sea as a Halibut 121
  • The Blind Man at Island Point Town and the One Who Went Around the Sea as a Halibut 124
  • Okanagan - Prophecy at Lytton 134
  • Prophecy at Lytton 141
  • Lushootseed - Coyote and His Son 171
  • Suggested Reading and References 178
  • Coyote and His Son 180
  • Sahaptin - Celilo 195
  • Celilo 199
  • Two Tales of Power 209
  • Gambler and Snake 214
  • Wind Woman 219
  • Lake Miwok - How Coyote Remade the World 226
  • Notes 230
  • How Coyote Remade the World - Told by James Knight 231
  • Miguelino Salinan - Snake 240
  • Snake 242
  • Yana - Young Blue Jay's Journey to the Land of the New Moon 244
  • Notes 248
  • Suggested Reading and References 249
  • Young Blue Jay's Journey to the Land of the New Moon 251
  • Quechan - Old Lady Sanyu·xáv 268
  • Notes 269
  • Old Lady Sanyu·xáv 271
  • 3 - South 281
  • Western Apache - Western Apache 283
  • Suggested Reading and References 289
  • He Became an Eagle 290
  • Navajo - The Flight of Dzilyi Neeyáni 303
  • Suggested Reading and References 307
  • The Flight of Dzilyi Neeyáni - Storyteller Unknown 309
  • Coyote Stories 317
  • Coyote and Skunk 320
  • Coyote and Bobcat 324
  • San Juan Pueblo–tewa - The Oekuu Shadeh of Ohkay Owingeh 327
  • Notes 332
  • 1992 Oekuu Shadeh 334
  • O'Odham - Whirlwind Songs 340
  • Whirlwind Songs 1-6 - Performed by Ha-Ata 346
  • Whirlwind Songs 7–11 348
  • Kiowa 350
  • Suggested Reading and References 353
  • The Red Wolf Story 354
  • Cherokee - Thunder and the Ukten 357
  • Suggested Reading and References 363
  • Thunder and the Ukten 366
  • Yuchi - Trickster Tales 368
  • Notes 372
  • Rabbit and Alligator 374
  • Wolf and Fawn 377
  • Wolf and Fawn 380
  • Catawba - Four Fables 383
  • Suggested Reading and References 387
  • Comet 389
  • Barred Owl 391
  • A Dog's Tale 393
  • Rabbit Steals Fire from the Buzzards 394
  • 4 - East 395
  • Lakota - Double-Face Tricks a Girl 397
  • Double-Face Tricks a Girl 403
  • Ioway-Otoe-Missouria - Rabbit Frees the People from Muskrat 408
  • Suggested Reading 411
  • Rabbit Frees the People from Muskrat 413
  • Meskwaki - Two Winter Stories 423
  • Notes 429
  • Suggested Reading and References 430
  • When the Cannibal Giant Was Killed by Wisahkeha 432
  • The Married Couple: the Man Whose Wife Was Wooed by a Bear 454
  • Menominee - Red Swan 468
  • Notes 470
  • Red Swan 472
  • Ojibwe - The Birth of Nenabozho 486
  • Suggested Reading and References 492
  • The Birth of Nenabozho 494
  • Seneca - Creation Story 515
  • Suggested Reading and References 521
  • Seneca Creation Story 523
  • Oneida - The Origins of Man 532
  • Suggested Reading and References 535
  • The Origins of Man 537
  • Maliseet - The Legendary Tom Laporte 546
  • Suggested Reading and References 551
  • The Legendary Tom Laporte 552
  • Mlgmaq - Three Stories 561
  • Suggested Reading and References 564
  • The Floating Island 566
  • The Mlgmaq Cinderella 568
  • Bapkubaluet the Gambler 570
  • Naskapi 572
  • Suggested Reading and References 578
  • Umayichis 580
  • Contributors 591
  • Index 603
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