Images of a People

Author: Mary Helen White Pelton
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9780872879188
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Describes the culture of the Tlingit Indians and gathers traditional stories about creation, witches, spirit helpers, and courage

When Night Falls Kric Krac

Author: Liliane Nérette Louis
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781563085796
Format: PDF
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Tales by the master Haitian storyteller reflect the ethnic values, traditions, and history of the island

Storyteller s Sampler Tales from Tellers Around the World

Author: Read MacDonald Margaret
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440835284
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Looking for fresh ideas to liven up your storytimes? Here you'll find a wonderfully diverse collection of easy-to-tell tales from around the world, along with tips and profiles of the storytellers featured in the book. • Represents more than 25 cultures from around the world • Edited by a world-renowned storyteller, folklorist, former children's librarian, and author of more than 65 books who has worked with storytellers from around the world • Includes practical storytelling tips to add polish to your presentation • Presents lively stories that encourage audience involvement

The Corn Woman

Author: Angel Vigil
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781563081941
Format: PDF
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The culture, history, and spirit of the Hispanic Southwest are brought to readers through this fascinating collection of 45 cuentos (stories and legends) from the region. From ancient creation myths of the Aztecs and traditional tales of Spanish colonialists to an eclectic sampling of the work of modern Latino storytellers, this book provides a rich tapestry of both obscure and well-loved stories-religious stories; animal tales; stories of magic, transformation, and wisdom; and chistes (short comic tales). Fifteen tales are also presented in Spanish. The origin and historical development of the stories are examined in an introductory chapter. A discussion of dichos (proverbs) and adivinanzas (riddles) illuminates the larger context of the oral tradition in which the tales have flourished. Lavishly illustrated with pictures of original paintings and sculpture by contemporary Latino artists, this fascinating collection will appeal to children and adults alike and is a must for the multicultural class

The Eagle on the Cactus

Author: Angel Vigil
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781563087035
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Collects legends and stories to be shared aloud, including tales of tricksters, transformation, magic and adventure, dos compadres, animals, and the world's beginning.

Day of the Moon Shadow

Author: Judy Gail
Publisher: Teacher Ideas Press
ISBN: 9781563083488
Format: PDF, ePub
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Offers brief scientific explanations for a natural phenomena, along with folktales from different cultures that show how people of ancient times explained them

TLINGIT MYTHS TEXTS RECORDED

Author: John Reed 1873-1958 Swanton
Publisher: Wentworth Press
ISBN: 9781363499175
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Heroes and Heroines

Author: Mary Giraudo Beck
Publisher: Graphic Arts Books
ISBN: 0882409700
Format: PDF
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Over uncounted generations the Tlingits and Haidas of Southeast Alaska developed a spoken literature as robust and distinctive as their unique graphic art style, and passed it from the old to the young to ensure the continuity of their culture. Even today when the people gather, now under lamplight rather than the flickering glow from the central fire pit, the ancient myths and legends are told and retold, and they still reinforce the unity of the lineage, and clan and the culture. Mary Beck has selected nine of the ancient myths and legends from the oral literature that are authentic for one group or another from this region.