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Tales from the Dena: Indian Stories from the Tanana, Koyukuk, and Yukon Rivers
     

Tales from the Dena: Indian Stories from the Tanana, Koyukuk, and Yukon Rivers

by Dale de De Armond
 
Forty-one Alaskan Indian tales, transcribed in 1935 from the narrators' own words, are included in this collection beautifully illustrated with wood engravings by Alaska artist Dale DeArmond. The exploits of the roguish Crow and the intrepid Man Who Traveled Among All the Animals and People range from serious myths to slyly humorous misadventures.

Frederica de

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Forty-one Alaskan Indian tales, transcribed in 1935 from the narrators' own words, are included in this collection beautifully illustrated with wood engravings by Alaska artist Dale DeArmond. The exploits of the roguish Crow and the intrepid Man Who Traveled Among All the Animals and People range from serious myths to slyly humorous misadventures.

Frederica de Laguna is professor emerita of anthropology at Bryn Mawr College. Among her many publications is Travels Among the Dena: Exploring Alaskaís Yukon Valley, which re-creates the extraordinary scientific expedition on which the stories in Tales from the Dena were gathered.

Editorial Reviews

Arctic
A thoroughly enjoyable and very valuable contribution to the literature on Athabaskans, particularly their oral literature.
Choice
This handsome, appealing volume...is at present the most easily accessible collection of stories from the Dena.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780295974354
Publisher:
University of Washington Press
Publication date:
01/28/2005
Pages:
372
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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