The Legends of the Iroquois by William Walker Canfield

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Compiler Canfield, William Walker, 1855-1937
LoC No. 02028516
Title The Legends of the Iroquois
Contents About Indian legends -- The authority -- The Confederation of the Iroquois -- Birth of the arbutus -- A legend of the river -- Legends of the corn -- The first winter -- The great mosquito -- The story of Oniata -- The mirror in the water -- The buzzard's covering -- Origin of the violet -- The turtle clan -- The healing waters -- The sacrifice of Aliquipiso -- Why the animals do not talk -- The message bearers -- The wise Sachem's gift -- The flying head -- The ash tree -- The hunter -- Hiawatha -- The peacemaker -- The unwelcome visitor -- Bits of folk-lore -- The happy hunting-grounds -- The sacred stone of the Oneidas -- Notes to the legends.
Credits Produced by Tom Cosmas
Language English
LoC Class E011: History: America: America
Subject Iroquois Indians -- Folklore
Subject Cornplanter, Seneca chief, 1732?-1836
Subject Iroquois Indians -- Kings and rulers -- Folklore
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EBook-No. 58228
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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