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Contents ix Preface and Acknowledgments  Introduction  1. Deg Hit’an Belle Deacon  Deg Hit’an Gixudhoy / The People’s Stories  Taxghozr / Polar Bear  Nił’oqay Ni’idaxin / The Man and Wife  2. Koyukon Catherine Attla  Doz K’ikaal Yee Nogheełt’uyhdlee / The One Who Used to Put His Nephew into a Fishtail  Dotson’ Sa Ninin’’atłtseen / Great Raven Who Shaped the World  K’etl’enbaalots’ek  Dekeltlaal De’ot Etldleeyee / The Woodpecker Who Starved His Wife  Ełts’eeyh Denaa / Wind Man  3. Gwich’in Katherine Peter  Shaaghan / The Old Woman  K’aiiheenjik vi contents  from ‘‘Gwichyaa Zheh Gwats’à’ Tr’ahàajil’’ / We Go to Fort Yukon  Jalgiitsik, Tł’yahdik Hàa / Chalkyitsik and Tł’yahdik  4. Northern Tutchone Gertie Tom  Gyò Cho Chú / Living at Big Salmon, s and s  K’ènlū Mä¯n / Northern Lake,   K’ènlū Mä¯n / Northern Lake,   5. Kaska John Dickson  Gédē´ni Gēs Gagáh Nédē / The Girl Who Lived with Salmon Maudie Dick  Dzo ˛hdié’ Gū ˛h Chō Dzéhhı̄n / Dzo ˛hdié’ Kills the Giant Worm  6. Tagish Angela Sidney  Getting Married  The Stolen Woman  7. Southern Tutchone Annie Ned  Our Shagóon, Our Family History  How First This Yukon Came to Be: Crow and Beaverman Kitty Smith  Naakw: Devilfish, or Octopus, Helper  [To Build a Fire]  The First Time They Knew K’och’èn, White Man  8. Upper Tanana Mary Tyone  Stso ˛o ˛ Shyaan O ˛ o ˛nign’: Ch’aldzeek Shyii Dineh Gaay Na’ithädn / My Old Grandmother: The Little Man Standing in the Moon  Dlign Mba’ Hehk’aayh Ts’ä ˛’ / When the Tree Squirrels Cut Fish  Ch’o ˛o ˛t’üüdn Ch’aachin’ Shyiit Eedah / When Horsefly Was Living in a Stump  Taatsaan’ Dzänh eh O ˛ o ˛nign’ / Raven and Muskrat Story contents vii  9. Tanacross Gaither Paul  The Child Who Was Stolen by a Brush Indian  How Dentalium Necklaces Came to the Country  10. Lower Tanana Peter John from ‘‘Stand for What Is Right’’  I Learned the Indian Way  Strong People from ‘‘Old Ways’’  I Belong to My Mother’s Side  Try to Make Things from ‘‘Set Your Mind’’  Never Get Scared from ‘‘Out on Our Own’’  Love Woods Life  I Don’t Go Around  11. Upper Kuskokwim Miska Deaphon  Dotron’ Minagha’ Sritonedak Di / Raven Lost His Eyes  Dotron’ Suje Gona’ No’iłtsenh / Raven Fixes Marten’s Arm Lena Petruska  Jezra / Camp Robbers  Ch’itsets’ina’ / The Skull  12. Dena’ina Peter Kalifornsky  Unhshcheyakda Sukt’a / My Great-Great-Grandfather’s Story  Qadanalchen K’elik’a / Qadanalchen’s Song  Tałin Ch’iłtant Qatsinitsexen / The One Who Dreamed at Polly Creek  K’ełen Ił Ch’qghe’uyi Ch’u K’ech’eltani / Beliefs in Things a Person Can See and in Things a Person Cannot See  Qezdaghnen Ggagga / The Kustatan Bear  Qezdaghnen Ggagga Beghun / The Other Half of the Kustatan Bear Story  Ch’enlahi Sukdu / The Gambling Story  Ggugguyni Sukt’a / Raven Story viii contents  Ggugguyni Ch’u Nut’aq’i / Raven and the Geese  Kił Ch’u Dujemi / The Man and the Loon  13. Ahtna Katie John and Fred John Sr.  Lazeni ’Iinn Nataełde Ghadghaande / When Russians Were Killed at ‘‘Roasted Salmon Place’’ (Batzulnetas)  Cet’aenn Nal’aen’de / When the Tailed Ones Were Seen Huston Sanford  Dae’ Ts’atk’aats / How We Were Trained John Billum  Demba / Two Checker Players  Xay Tnaey / Spruce Root Man  14. Eyak Anna Nelson Harry  Lake-Dwarves  Giant Rat  Maagudətl’əlahdəx .unhyuu / Around-the-Lake People []  Łuundiyahsluw / The Big Mouse []  [The Girl and the Dog] []  Two Sisters  Source Acknowledgments  Index Illustrations figure  Spectrum of Narrative Content maps xv . Native Peoples and Languages of Alaska xvi . Yukon Native Peoples and Languages ...

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ISBN
9780803202368
MARC Record
OCLC
607194129
Pages
394
Launched on MUSE
2012-07-10
Language
English
Open Access
No
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