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Algonquin Indian Tales By Egerton Ryerson Young
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The Wendigo By Algernon Blackwood
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A hunting party in the Canadian wilderness separates to track moose, and one member is abducted by the Wendigo (a mythical creature appearing in the mythology of the Algonquian people.)
Caught in a Blizzard and other stories (hc) By John Peastitute
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Casewrap hardcover book. This book is a collection of short stories in Naskapi that features the "historical account" traditional Algonquian storytelling genre, tipâchimûna... More > (stories). It features some eyewitness accounts of tragic and exciting events on the land, as well as a first-person account of the storyteller's own adventures and skill as a hunter and provider. This is the fifth book in a series prepared for reading in Naskapi and in English by the Naskapi Development Corporation. John Peastitute (1896-1981) was a Naskapi Elder who was a well respected as a story-keeper and storyteller. His repertoire of both tipâchimûna and âtiyûhkinich was extensive, and his performances engaging. The tape recordings of his stories that have survived to be preserved, processed and studied are a precious legacy. The "Caught in a Blizzard" collection is the beginning of a series of true historical accounts of Naskapi life by a Naskapi speaker.< Less
Caught in a Blizzard and other stories By John Peastitute
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Library-quality hardcover book with dust-jacket. This book is a collection of short stories in Naskapi that features the "historical account" traditional Algonquian storytelling genre,... More > tipâchimûna (stories). It features some eyewitness accounts of tragic and exciting events on the land, as well as a first-person account of the storyteller's own adventures and skill as a hunter and provider. This is the fifth book in a series prepared for reading in Naskapi and in English by the Naskapi Development Corporation. John Peastitute (1896-1981) was a Naskapi Elder who was a well respected as a story-keeper and storyteller. His repertoire of both tipâchimûna and âtiyûhkinich was extensive, and his performances engaging. The tape recordings of his stories that have survived to be preserved, processed and studied are a precious legacy. The "Caught in a Blizzard" collection is the beginning of a series of true historical accounts of Naskapi life by a Naskapi speaker.< Less
Caught in a Blizzard and other stories (sc) By John Peastitute
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Softcover (paperback) book. This book is a collection of short stories in Naskapi that features the "historical account" traditional Algonquian storytelling genre, tipâchimûna... More > (stories). It features some eyewitness accounts of tragic and exciting events on the land, as well as a first-person account of the storyteller's own adventures and skill as a hunter and provider. This is the fifth book in a series prepared for reading in Naskapi and in English by the Naskapi Development Corporation. John Peastitute (1896-1981) was a Naskapi Elder who was a well respected as a story-keeper and storyteller. His repertoire of both tipâchimûna and âtiyûhkinich was extensive, and his performances engaging. The tape recordings of his stories that have survived to be preserved, processed and studied are a precious legacy. The "Caught in a Blizzard" collection is the beginning of a series of true historical accounts of Naskapi life by a Naskapi speaker.< Less
Abenaki Indian Legends, Grammar and Place-Names By Henry Lorne Masta
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This is a reprint of Henri Lorne Masta's important work on the Abenaki language. Abenaki is a member of the Algonquian family spoken in Quebec and neighbouring US states. Although there are few... More > surviving fluent speakers, there is considerable interest in keeping the language alive.< Less
Abenaki Indian Legends, Grammar and Place-Names By Henry Lorne Masta
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This is a reprint of Henri Lorne Masta's important work on the Abenaki language. Abenaki is a member of the Algonquian family spoken in Quebec and neighbouring US states. Although there are few... More > surviving fluent speakers, there is considerable interest in keeping the language alive.< Less
A Whale Hunt and other stories (sc) By John Peastitute
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Softcover (paperback) book. This book is a collection of short stories in Naskapi that features the "historical account" traditional Algonquian storytelling genre, tipâchimûna... More > (stories). The book features some eyewitness accounts of tragic and exciting events on the land and sea, as well as first-person accounts of the storyteller's own adventures and skill as a hunter and provider. This is the sixth book in a series prepared for reading in Naskapi and in English by the Naskapi Development Corporation. John Peastitute (1896-1981) was a Naskapi Elder who was a well respected as a story-keeper and storyteller. His repertoire of both tipâchimûna and âtiyûhkinich was extensive, and his performances engaging. The tape recordings of his stories that have survived to be preserved, processed and studied are a precious legacy. The "Whale Hunt" collection is second book in this series of true historical accounts of Naskapi life told by a Naskapi speaker.< Less
Achan: Naskapi Giant Stories (hc) By Elizabeth Jancewicz et al.
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Casewrap hardcover book. This book of the Achan story cycle is the third book in a series prepared for reading in Naskapi and in English by the Naskapi Development Corporation. John Peastitute... More > (1896-1981) was a Naskapi Elder who was not only well respected as a story-keeper, but also as a storyteller. His repertoire of both tipâchimûna (stories) and âtiyûhkinich (legends) was extensive, and his performances engaging. The tape recordings of his stories that have survived to be preserved, processed and studied are a precious legacy. The Achan stories stories describe a fearsome monster, a cannibal-giant. The accounts in this book are a collection of stories of encounters and interactions with these creatures. The first five are "tipâchimûna", stories that are reported accounts that the narrator heard and re-tells for his audience. The last story in this book is an "âtiyûhkin", a traditional legend or myth, the tale of Achan and The Two Bear Cubs.< Less
Achan: Naskapi Giant Stories (sc) By Elizabeth Jancewicz et al.
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Softcover (paperback) book. This book of the Achan story cycle is the third book in a series prepared for reading in Naskapi and in English by the Naskapi Development Corporation. John Peastitute... More > (1896-1981) was a Naskapi Elder who was not only well respected as a story-keeper, but also as a storyteller. His repertoire of both tipâchimûna (stories) and âtiyûhkinich (legends) was extensive, and his performances engaging. The tape recordings of his stories that have survived to be preserved, processed and studied are a precious legacy. The Achan stories stories describe a fearsome monster, a cannibal-giant. The accounts in this book are a collection of stories of encounters and interactions with these creatures. The first five are "tipâchimûna", stories that are reported accounts that the narrator heard and re-tells for his audience. The last story in this book is an "âtiyûhkin", a traditional legend or myth, the tale of Achan and The Two Bear Cubs.< Less

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