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The Resource Indian legends of the Pacific Northwest, by Ella E. Clark ; illustrated by Robert Bruce Inverarity

Indian legends of the Pacific Northwest, by Ella E. Clark ; illustrated by Robert Bruce Inverarity

Label
Indian legends of the Pacific Northwest
Title
Indian legends of the Pacific Northwest
Statement of responsibility
by Ella E. Clark ; illustrated by Robert Bruce Inverarity
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of over one hundred tribal tales drawn from government documents, old periodicals and histories, reports of anthropologists and folklorists, and personal interviews with Indians of Washington and Oregon
Member of
Cataloging source
VA@
Dewey number
398.2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
E98.F6
LC item number
C57
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Cal
Series volume
18
Label
Indian legends of the Pacific Northwest, by Ella E. Clark ; illustrated by Robert Bruce Inverarity
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-218)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The spirits in nature -- Mount Shasta and the grizzly bears (Modoc) -- Mount Shasta and the great flood (Shasta) -- The peaks of Central Oregon (Warm Springs) -- Mount Jefferson and the great flood -- The chief's face on Mount Hood -- A Mount Adams story (Yakima) -- White Eagle: The law on Mount Adams (Yakima) -- The Bridge of the Gods (Klickitat) -- The river spirit and the mountain demons (Wishram) -- The origin of Puget Sound and the Cascade Range -- Indian names for Mount Rainier -- Mount Rainier and the Olympic Mountains -- Mount Rainier and the great flood (Skokomish?) -- The lake on Mount Rainier (Puyallup) -- The miser on Mount Rainier (Nisqually) -- The origin of Mount Si and the forests (Snoqualmie) -- Kulshan and his two wives (Lummi) -- Mount Baker and the great flood (Squamish) -- The origin of Sisters Peak (Skagit) -- Other traditions of the great flood (Several tribes) -- The Valley of Peace in the Olympics -- The Seven Devils Mountains (Nez Perce) -- Spirits and animals in the lakes -- The origin of Crater Lake (Klamath) -- The war between Lao and Skell: A legend of Crater Lake -- Crater Lake and the two hunters (Klamath) -- another Crater Lake legend (Klamath) -- The Elk Spirit of Lost Lake (Wasco) -- The demons in Spirit Lake (several tribes) -- Kwatee and the monster in Lake Quinault (Quillayute) -- The origin of Lake Crescent (Quillayote) -- Nahkeeta: a story of Lake Sutherland (Klallam?) -- Mason Lake and the crying loon (Nisqually) -- The lake on Vashon Island -- The lake and the elk-child (Klickitat) -- The monster and Lake Chelan (Chelan) -- The lakes of the Grand Coulee -- Spokane Lake of long ago (Spokane) -- Chief Joseph's story of Wallowa Lake (Nez Perce) -- The animal people of long ago -- Creation of the animal people (Okanogan) -- How coyote got his special power (Lake) -- Why rivers flow but one way (Snohomish, Quinault) -- How coyote made the Columbia River (Colville) -- Coyote and the monster of the Columbia (Klickitat) -- Why coyote changed the course of the Columbia River (Sanpoil) -- How coyote helped the people (several tribes) -- The origin of Willamette Falls (Kalapuya) -- Pillar Rock -- The cave monster of the Willamette Valley (Kalapuya?) -- A legend of Multnomah Falls -- Horsetail Falls and Beacon Rock -- Latourell Falls and the Pillars of Hercules -- Why the Columbia sparkles (Wasco) -- The ever-watchful eye (Wishram) -- The painted rocks at Naches Gap (Yakima) -- The origin of the Petrified Forest (Colville) -- Legends of Steamboat Rock (Colville) -- The hee-hee stone (Okanogan) -- The origin of the Spokane River (Spokane) -- The origin of Palouse Falls (Palouse) -- Beaver and the Grande Ronde River (Nez Perce) -- Destruction Island and Tatoosh Island (Makah) -- How Kwatee made the rivers and rocks (Quillayute) -- How Kwatee changed the world (Queets) -- A potlatch on the Oregon coast (Coquille) -- Why and when the tales were told -- The creation of the Klamath world (Klamath) -- In the beginning of the Modoc world (Modoc) -- The origin of the Chinook Indians (Chinook) -- In the beginning of the Nisqually world (Nisqually) -- The beginning of the Skagit world (Skagit) -- The beginning and the end of the Okanogan world (Okanogan) -- Creation of the Yakima world (Yakima) -- The story of the changer (Puyallup) -- The Changer comes to the Lummi (Lummi) -- Pushing up the sky (Snohomish) -- How raven helped the ancient people -- How the people got the sun (Quillayute) -- The Big Dipper and the Milky Way (Wasco) -- The Seven Sisters of the sky (Nez Perce) -- Two canoes in the sky -- the origin of Cassiopeia's chair (Quillayute) -- The earth people visit the sky people (Queets) -- The Northern Lights and creatures of the sky (Makah) -- Thunderbird and whale (Quillayute) -- Thunder and lightning (Nisqually) -- Thunder's spirit power (Skagit) -- Thunder and his son-in-law (Quinault) -- The battle with snow (Chehalis) -- the chinook wind (Yakima) -- How coyote made the Indian tribes (Columbia River tribes) -- Guardian spirits -- The Hazelnut, a guardian spirit (Yakima) -- The origin of guardian spirits and of sweat lodge (Sanpoil) -- The origin of the Root Festival (Yakima) -- The origin of the potlatch (Quillayute) -- Coyote and crow (Yakima) -- How coyote brought fire to the people (several tribes) -- How beaver stole the fire (Sanpoil) -- Coyote and eagle visit the land of the dead -- Memaloose Island, the Island of the Dead (Wishram) -- The mortal who married a merman (Coos) -- The maiden of Deception Pass (Samish) -- The maiden sacrificed to winter (Chinook) -- Legend of the White Deer (Umpqua) -- The coming of the white people (Wasco) -- The first ship (Chinook)
Control code
ocm19357992
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
vii, [4], 225 pages
Isbn
9780520002432
Lccn
53011232
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)19357992
Label
Indian legends of the Pacific Northwest, by Ella E. Clark ; illustrated by Robert Bruce Inverarity
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-218)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The spirits in nature -- Mount Shasta and the grizzly bears (Modoc) -- Mount Shasta and the great flood (Shasta) -- The peaks of Central Oregon (Warm Springs) -- Mount Jefferson and the great flood -- The chief's face on Mount Hood -- A Mount Adams story (Yakima) -- White Eagle: The law on Mount Adams (Yakima) -- The Bridge of the Gods (Klickitat) -- The river spirit and the mountain demons (Wishram) -- The origin of Puget Sound and the Cascade Range -- Indian names for Mount Rainier -- Mount Rainier and the Olympic Mountains -- Mount Rainier and the great flood (Skokomish?) -- The lake on Mount Rainier (Puyallup) -- The miser on Mount Rainier (Nisqually) -- The origin of Mount Si and the forests (Snoqualmie) -- Kulshan and his two wives (Lummi) -- Mount Baker and the great flood (Squamish) -- The origin of Sisters Peak (Skagit) -- Other traditions of the great flood (Several tribes) -- The Valley of Peace in the Olympics -- The Seven Devils Mountains (Nez Perce) -- Spirits and animals in the lakes -- The origin of Crater Lake (Klamath) -- The war between Lao and Skell: A legend of Crater Lake -- Crater Lake and the two hunters (Klamath) -- another Crater Lake legend (Klamath) -- The Elk Spirit of Lost Lake (Wasco) -- The demons in Spirit Lake (several tribes) -- Kwatee and the monster in Lake Quinault (Quillayute) -- The origin of Lake Crescent (Quillayote) -- Nahkeeta: a story of Lake Sutherland (Klallam?) -- Mason Lake and the crying loon (Nisqually) -- The lake on Vashon Island -- The lake and the elk-child (Klickitat) -- The monster and Lake Chelan (Chelan) -- The lakes of the Grand Coulee -- Spokane Lake of long ago (Spokane) -- Chief Joseph's story of Wallowa Lake (Nez Perce) -- The animal people of long ago -- Creation of the animal people (Okanogan) -- How coyote got his special power (Lake) -- Why rivers flow but one way (Snohomish, Quinault) -- How coyote made the Columbia River (Colville) -- Coyote and the monster of the Columbia (Klickitat) -- Why coyote changed the course of the Columbia River (Sanpoil) -- How coyote helped the people (several tribes) -- The origin of Willamette Falls (Kalapuya) -- Pillar Rock -- The cave monster of the Willamette Valley (Kalapuya?) -- A legend of Multnomah Falls -- Horsetail Falls and Beacon Rock -- Latourell Falls and the Pillars of Hercules -- Why the Columbia sparkles (Wasco) -- The ever-watchful eye (Wishram) -- The painted rocks at Naches Gap (Yakima) -- The origin of the Petrified Forest (Colville) -- Legends of Steamboat Rock (Colville) -- The hee-hee stone (Okanogan) -- The origin of the Spokane River (Spokane) -- The origin of Palouse Falls (Palouse) -- Beaver and the Grande Ronde River (Nez Perce) -- Destruction Island and Tatoosh Island (Makah) -- How Kwatee made the rivers and rocks (Quillayute) -- How Kwatee changed the world (Queets) -- A potlatch on the Oregon coast (Coquille) -- Why and when the tales were told -- The creation of the Klamath world (Klamath) -- In the beginning of the Modoc world (Modoc) -- The origin of the Chinook Indians (Chinook) -- In the beginning of the Nisqually world (Nisqually) -- The beginning of the Skagit world (Skagit) -- The beginning and the end of the Okanogan world (Okanogan) -- Creation of the Yakima world (Yakima) -- The story of the changer (Puyallup) -- The Changer comes to the Lummi (Lummi) -- Pushing up the sky (Snohomish) -- How raven helped the ancient people -- How the people got the sun (Quillayute) -- The Big Dipper and the Milky Way (Wasco) -- The Seven Sisters of the sky (Nez Perce) -- Two canoes in the sky -- the origin of Cassiopeia's chair (Quillayute) -- The earth people visit the sky people (Queets) -- The Northern Lights and creatures of the sky (Makah) -- Thunderbird and whale (Quillayute) -- Thunder and lightning (Nisqually) -- Thunder's spirit power (Skagit) -- Thunder and his son-in-law (Quinault) -- The battle with snow (Chehalis) -- the chinook wind (Yakima) -- How coyote made the Indian tribes (Columbia River tribes) -- Guardian spirits -- The Hazelnut, a guardian spirit (Yakima) -- The origin of guardian spirits and of sweat lodge (Sanpoil) -- The origin of the Root Festival (Yakima) -- The origin of the potlatch (Quillayute) -- Coyote and crow (Yakima) -- How coyote brought fire to the people (several tribes) -- How beaver stole the fire (Sanpoil) -- Coyote and eagle visit the land of the dead -- Memaloose Island, the Island of the Dead (Wishram) -- The mortal who married a merman (Coos) -- The maiden of Deception Pass (Samish) -- The maiden sacrificed to winter (Chinook) -- Legend of the White Deer (Umpqua) -- The coming of the white people (Wasco) -- The first ship (Chinook)
Control code
ocm19357992
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
vii, [4], 225 pages
Isbn
9780520002432
Lccn
53011232
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)19357992

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