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Achan: Naskapi Giant Stories By Elizabeth Jancewicz et al.
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Library-quality hardcover book with dust-jacket. 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... More > Corporation. John Peastitute (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
The Myth of Hiawatha, and Other Oral Legends, Mythologic and Allegoric, of the North American Indians By Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Henry Rowe Schoolcraft (March 28, 1793 – December 10, 1864)... More > was an American geographer, geologist, and ethnologist, noted for his early studies of Native American cultures, as well as for his 1832 expedition to the source of the Mississippi River. He is also noted for his major six-volume study of American Indians in the 1850s.He served as a United States Indian agent for a period beginning in 1822 in Michigan, where he married Jane Johnston, mixed-race daughter of a prominent Scotch-Irish fur trader and Ojibwa mother, who they have a daughter of a war chief. She taught him the Ojibwe language and much about her maternal culture. They had several children, two of whom survived past childhood. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Schoolcraft< Less
The Giant Eagle and other stories (sc) By Elizabeth Jancewicz et al.
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Softcover (paperback) book. This book is a collection of short stories in Naskapi that features both kinds of traditional Algonquian storytelling genres, tipâchimûna (stories) and... More > âtiyûhkinich (legends). It features some eyewitness accounts of remarkable events on the land, as well as traditional Naskapi legends like “The Giant Eagle”. This is the fourth 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 Giant Eagle" collection also contains two other legends, “The Dancing Ants” and “Umayichis” which have also been previously published by NDC as children’s books.< Less
The Giant Eagle and other stories By Elizabeth Jancewicz et al.
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Library-quality hardcover book with dust-jacket. This book is a collection of short stories in Naskapi that features both kinds of traditional Algonquian storytelling genres, tipâchimûna... More > (stories) and âtiyûhkinich (legends). It features some eyewitness accounts of remarkable events on the land, as well as traditional Naskapi legends like “The Giant Eagle”. This is the fourth 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 Giant Eagle" collection also contains two other legends, “The Dancing Ants” and “Umayichis” which have also been previously published by NDC as children’s books.< Less
The Giant Eagle and other stories (hc) By Elizabeth Jancewicz et al.
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Casewrap hardcover book. This book is a collection of short stories in Naskapi that features both kinds of traditional Algonquian storytelling genres, tipâchimûna (stories) and... More > âtiyûhkinich (legends). It features some eyewitness accounts of remarkable events on the land, as well as traditional Naskapi legends like "The Giant Eagle". This is the fourth 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 Giant Eagle" collection also contains two other legends, “The Dancing Ants” and “Umayichis” which have also been previously published by NDC as children’s books.< Less
Chahkapas: A Naskapi Legend (hc) By Elizabeth Jancewicz et al.
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Casewrap hardcover book. This book of the Chahkapas hero legend cycle is the second book in a series prepared for reading in Naskapi and in English by the Naskapi Development Corporation. John... More > Peastitute (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 Chahkapas stories tell of the small but mighty hero who snares the sun, is swallowed by a fish, rescues his sister, and avenges the death of his parents by the monster Kachituskw.< Less
Brains and Souls By Richard Fannon
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Human, but not human; dead, but not dead. Abandoning all civilised behaviour as they descend below the level of animals. The Arabic ghuls, the Wendigo of Algonquian myth, the draugar of Norse legend... More > and, from Haiti, the zombi. Stories about zombies are stories about humans. SotC is a OGL role-playing game written by Evil Hat Productions and based on their FATE system. This supplement contains additional rules to tailor SotC to the zombie survival genre.< Less
New Familiar Abenakis and English Dialogues By Joseph Laurent
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New Familiar Abenakis and English Dialogues: The First Ever Published on the Grammatical System. This is a brand new reprint of Joseph Laurent's important grammar of the Abenakis language first... More > published in 1884. (Western) Abenaki is a seriously endangered Algonquian language spoken by a few elders in southern Quebec. It was once also spoken throughout neighbouring states in the U.S., such as Massachusetts and Vermont. Today there is are active efforts to revive the language.< Less
New Familiar Abenakis and English Dialogues By Joseph Laurent
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New Familiar Abenakis and English Dialogues: The First Ever Published on the Grammatical System. This is a brand new reprint of Joseph Laurent's important grammar of the Abenakis language first... More > published in 1884. (Western) Abenaki is a seriously endangered Algonquian language spoken by a few elders in southern Quebec. It was once also spoken throughout neighbouring states in the U.S., such as Massachusetts and Vermont. Today there is are active efforts to revive the language.< Less
Abenaki Indian Legends, Grammar and Place Names By Henry Masta
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A reprint of Henry Lorne Masta's book first published in 1932. The book contains over a dozen traditional stories told in the Abenaki language and English. It also has a complete grammar and... More > examines many place names with Abenaki origin. Abenaki is a member of the Algonquian family and is closely related to the Penobscot and Maliseet languages of Maine. There are only a handful of fluent speakers, however efforts are ongoing to preserve this indigenous New England language.< Less

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