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Author Clément, Daniel, 1951- author.

Title The bungling host : the nature of indigenous oral literature / Daniel Clément ; translated by Peter Frost.

Publication Info. Lincoln ; London : University of Nebraska Press, 2018.


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Description 1 online resource (570 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Contents Machine generated contents note: Contents List of Illustrations Introduction 1. Caribou Takes In His Wife's Dress (Subarctic) 2. Snake Makes a Meal in the Embers (Southwest) 3. The Fire Trap (Grand Basin) 4. While Bird Sings, Bear Cooks (Northwest Coast) 5. Seal Roasts His Hands (Northwest Coast) 6. Silver Fox Digs Up Yellow Jacket Larvae with His Penis (California) 7. Wildcat Beats a Blanket (California) 8. Deer Kills Her Children and Puts Their Bones Into the Water (Southwest) 9. Wolf Transforms Two Arrowheads into Mincemeat Puddings (Southwest) 10. Badger Pushes a Stick Down His Throat and Gets Yucca-Juice (Southwest) 11. Bison Skewers His Nose (Plains) 12. White-Tailed Deer Shoots at a Red Clay Bank (Plains) 13. Man Kills Bison with His Sharpened Leg (Plains, Plateau) 14. Black-Mountain-Bear Gets Persimmons by Leaning Against a Tree (Southeast) 15. Rabbit Gathers Canes (Southeast) 16. Squirrel Slits Open His Scrotum (Plains) 17. Duck Excretes Rice (Northeast) 18. Bird Gets Salmon Eggs by Striking His Ankle (Northwest Coast) 19. Muskrat Cooks Some Ice (Northeast) 20. Woodpecker Pulls Eels Out of Trees (Subarctic) Conclusion Appendix: Bungling Host Myths Notes Bibliography.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Indian mythology.
Folklore -- North America.
Indians of North America -- Folklore.
Animals -- Symbolic aspects.
Ethnology -- North America.
Montagnais Indians -- Folklore.
Innu Indians -- Folklore.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / Native American Studies.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Clément, Daniel, 1951- Bungling host : the nature of indigenous oral literature. Lincoln ; London : University of Nebraska Press, 2018 570 pages 9781496200877 (DLC) 2017052574
ISBN 9781496200877
9781496206688 (e-book)

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