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Title: Native American Texts Series: Walapai (Hualapai)
Edited By: Victor Golla
Eric Hamp
Series Title: Walapai (Hualapai) Texts

Contents: Preface References List of abbreviations Tales of a mythical past The origin of the tribes (Cap McGee) Coyote and his daughter (Tim McGee) Coyote and his daughter (Edna Tomanada) Wolf and Coyote hunting (Edna Tomanada) Wolf's Son (Edna Tomanada) Fox and Cottontail (Giant Bird) (Tim McGee) The Bear and his two wives (Tim McGee) Bear's instructions for the sweat lodge (Tim McGee) The children and the woman turned into stone (Tim McGee) Tales and songs of human life Yellow Land - a song (Tim McGee) Song of a woman - Married in a strange place (Tim McGee) Song of the Supai woman (Tim McGee) A man wants another wife (Tim McGee) Trouble with mother-in-law (Tim McGee) The torn coyote shawl (Tim McGee) The reluctant suitor (Cap McGee) Lullaby (Tim McGee) Oral histories The early years of the life of Tim McGee Tim McGee's life - long version The life of Kate Crozier, as told by himself

Publication Year: 1998
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): Havasupai-Walapai-Yavapai
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 3110163357
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 215 p
Prices: US$ 31.00