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Title When our words return : writing, hearing, and remembering oral traditions of Alaska and the Yukon / edited by Phyllis Morrow and William Schneider.

Imprint Logan, Utah : Utah State University Press, ©1995.

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Description 1 online resource (ix, 244 pages) : illustrations, maps
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents With a vision beyond our immediate needs: oral traditions in an age of literacy / Elsie Mather -- On shaky ground: folklore, collaboration, and problematic outcomes / Phyllis Morrow -- "Pete's Song": establishing meaning through story and song / Julie Cruikshank -- Seeing wisely, crying wolf: a cautionary tale on the Euro-Yup'ik border / Robin Barker -- "They talked of the land with respect": interethnic communication in the documentation of historical places and cemetery sites / Robert M. Drozda -- A bright light ahead of us: Belle Deacon's stories in English and Deg Hit'an / James Ruppert -- The days of yore: Alutiiq mythical time / Patricia H. Partnow -- Lessons from Alaska natives about oral tradition and recordings / William Schneider -- The weight of tradition and the writer's work / Mary Odden.
Summary "The title to this interdisciplinary collection draws on the Yupik Eskimo belief that seals, fish, and other game are precious gifts that, when treated with respect and care, will return to be hunted again. Just so, if oral traditions are told faithfully and respectfully, they will return to benefit future generations. The contributors to this volume are concerned with the interpretation and representation of oral narrative and how it is shaped by its audience and the time, place, and cultural context of the narration. Thus, oral traditions are understood as a series of dialogues between tradition bearers and their listeners, including those who record, write, and interpret."--Publisher's description.
Note Print version record.
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Subject Indians of North America -- Alaska -- Folklore.
Indians of North America -- Yukon River Valley (Yukon and Alaska) -- Folklore.
Indians of North America -- Alaska -- Languages -- Writing.
Indians of North America -- Yukon River Valley (Yukon and Alaska) -- Languages -- Writing.
Oral tradition -- Alaska.
Oral tradition -- Yukon River Valley (Yukon and Alaska)
Tales -- Alaska -- Structural analysis.
Tales -- Yukon River Valley (Yukon and Alaska) -- Structural analysis.
Indiens -- Amérique du Nord -- Alaska -- Folklore.
Indiens -- Amérique du Nord -- Yukon -- Folklore.
Tradition orale -- Alaska -- Histoire et critique.
Tradition orale -- Yukon -- Histoire et critique.
Indiens -- Amérique du Nord -- Alaska -- Langues -- Écriture.
Indiens -- Amérique du Nord -- Yukon -- Langues -- Écriture.
Communication interethnique.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Folklore & Mythology.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- General.
Indians of North America. (OCoLC)fst00969633
Indians of North America -- Languages -- Writing. (OCoLC)fst00969823
Oral tradition. (OCoLC)fst01047117
Tales -- Structural analysis. (OCoLC)fst01142258
Alaska. (OCoLC)fst01204480
North America -- Yukon River Valley. (OCoLC)fst01311399
Indiens -- États-Unis -- Gazoduc de la route de l'Alaska -- Folklore.
Indiens -- Canada -- Yukon -- Folklore.
Tradition orale -- États-Unis -- Alaska -- Histoire et critique.
Tradition orale -- Canada -- Yukon -- Histoire et critique.
Genre/Form Electronic book.
Folklore. (OCoLC)fst01423784
Electronic books.
Added Author Morrow, Phyllis.
Schneider, William S., 1946-
Other Form: Print version: When our words return. Logan, Utah : Utah State University Press, ©1995 0874211999 (DLC) 95032445 (OCoLC)32778864
ISBN 9780874213768 (electronic bk.)
0874213762 (electronic bk.)
1283077981
9781283077989
0874211999
9780874211993
0874211956
9780874211955

 
    
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