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Zuñi folk tales by Frank Hamilton Cushing

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Published by G.P. Putman"s Sons in New York, London .
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  • Zuni Indians.,
  • Indians of North America -- Folklore.

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Edition Notes

Statementrecorded and translated by Frank Hamilton Cushing, with an introduction by J.W. Powell.
SeriesWestern Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 138, no. 1463.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 474 p.
Number of Pages474
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15436031M

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Zuñi Folk Tales [Frank Hamilton Cushing] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages5/5(4). This collection of folk tales was collected in the late 19th century and was published in It was collected from the Zuni Indians of western New Mexico and represents a number of tale types. There are a lot of monster stories, with various ogres, giants, and demons preying on the hapless Indians until a hero or demi-god or god comes along who can kill the monster and make the world that much by: Zuñi Folk Tales. Folk-lore is the term used to designate the superstitions of the ignorant of today. Ancient Mythology has been carefully studied by modern thinkers for purposes of trope and simile in the embellishment of literature, and especially of poetry/5. This is a collection of nine classic Coyote tales from Zuni folklore, collected by anthropologist Frank Cushing and first published in Coyote's a rascal, a trickster, a con-man, a thief, and deeply envies anyone who can do something he can't/5.

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Coyote tales are among the best loved in Native American folklore, and those recorded by anthropologist Frank Hamilton Cushing at the end of the nineteenth century have well survived the test of time. This collection of authentic stories extracted from his classic Zuñi Folk Tales offers modern readers of all ages a new appreciation of magic and myth as celebrated by the Zuñi Indians of. The folk-tales collected by Mr. Cushing constitute a charming exhibit of the wisdom of the Zuñis as they believe, though it may be but a charming exhibit of the follies of the Zuñis as we believe. The wisdom of one age is the folly of the next, and the opinions of tribal men seem childish to civilized men. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. eBook - FREE. Get this book in print. AbeBooks; On Demand Books; Amazon; Find in a library; All sellers» Zuñi Folk Tales. Frank Hamilton Cushing. G.P. Putman's Sons, - Folklore - . COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.