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Athabascan stories

Alice Brean

Athabascan stories

by Alice Brean

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Published by AMU Press in [Anchorage] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Athapascan Indians -- Folklore.,
  • Athapascan Indians -- Folklore.,
  • Indians of North America -- Folklore.

  • About the Edition

    A collection of ten legends from the Athapascan Indians of Alaska.

    Edition Notes

    Statementwritten and illustrated by Alice Brean.
    SeriesThe Native Alaskana series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE99.A86 B73
    The Physical Object
    Pagination79 p. :
    Number of Pages79
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5254182M
    LC Control Number75327192

    The Athabascan people traditionally lived along five Alaskan rivers: the Yukon, the Tanana, the Susitna, the Kuskokwim, and the Copper River. This area, known as the "Interior" of Alaska, runs from south of the Brooks Mountain Range down to the Kenai Peninsula. Traditional nomadic hunting groups are part of a kin-based network in which they are. Athabascan Myths is an article from The Journal of American Folklore, Volume View more articles from The Journal of American this article.

    Athabasca is a novel by Scottish author Alistair MacLean, first published in As with the novel Night Without End, it depicts adventure, sabotage and murder in the unforgiving Arctic environment. It is laid in the oilfields and oil sands fields of Alaska and Canada and includes a considerable amount of technical detail on the operations. ATHABASCAN STORIES written and illustrated by Alice Brian, , 79 pages, a collection of myths of the Natives of the Upper Tanana in Alaska. 10 stories.. CONDITION: Tight paperback, cover has some light soiling and staining, some scuffing to the cover edges, pages are good+, please see photos as they are part of the description. Shipping via Media Mail in the United States is $ Seller Rating: % positive.

    Goddard (a, pl. 38) indicates three Athabascan summer camps on the Yurok side of the dividing ridge. This may mean that some Athabascan territory was included in the Klamath drainage, but if so, it would contradict the testimony of the Yurok (Kroeber, a, fig. 1; Waterman, , map 2).   Book review: The guidebook “Northwest Coast and Alaska Native Art” is a handy introduction that provides cultural contexts and makes room for the voices of contemporary practitioners.


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Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Pitch Woman and Other Stories: The Oral Traditions of Coquelle Thompson, Upper Coquille Athabaskan Indian (Native Literatures of the Americas and Indigenous World Literatures). An Athabascan Indian of Alaska's Yukon flats, author Velma Wallis retells a classic legend wherein two old women are abandoned by their tribe during a brutal winter famine and must survive on their own or die trying.

A wise and simple story now in paperback. Winner of a Western State Book : Freya Anderson. Genre/Form: Folklore: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Brean, Alice.

Athabascan stories. [Anchorage]: AMU Press, (OCoLC) Material Type. Koyukon Indian Athabascan stories book Athabascans of Interior Alaska: When People Meet Animals: Legends and traditional stories from the Tanana, Koyukon, and Tanaina tribes.

Raven's Athabaskan Tales: Online collection of seven Koyukon and other Alaskan Athabaskan legends about the trickster hero Raven. Recommended Books on Koyukon Myth. Athabascan stories / Author: written and illustrated by Alice Brean. --Publication info: [Anchorage]: AMU Press, Format: Book.

Based on an Athabascan legend passed along from mother to daughter for many generations on the upper Yukon River in Alaska, this is the tragic and shocking story--with a surprise ending--of two elderly women abandoned by a migrating tribe that faces starvation brought on by unusually harsh Arctic weather and a shortage of fish and game.

The story of survival is told with suspense by Velma 4/5(3). Illustrator David Caplan. Margaret K. McElderry Books, Intermediate, Secondary Setting: Yukon River Area, Around Ruby and Nulato, Doyon Region Summary: “Ten-year old Fred (short for Fredricka) narrates the story of school and village life among the Athabascans in Alaska during when Miss Agnes arrived as a new teacher.” (Back Cover).

Book review: “The Tanana Chiefs” shows how the history of Alaska Native political struggles rests solidly on the foundation set by a meeting of Tanana River Athabascan tribal leaders with.

Gwitchin Stories: Five tales from the Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation. Raven, the Spirit Helper: Gwich'in legend about Raven and Beaver Man. Raven's Athabaskan Tales: Online collection of seven Gwich'in and other Alaskan Athabaskan legends about the trickster hero Raven.

Recommended Books of Gwich'in Stories. One of the stories that are mostly hutłanee (taboo) are the ones about woodsman or Bigfoot. Some stories can only be shared in the fall time.

I wish I remember more of the stories my grandmother told me when I was a kid. I struggle sometimes with the things I share about the Koyukon Athabascan culture. The Alaskan Athabascan culture is an inland creek and river fishing (also coastal fishing by only Dena'ina of Cook Inlet) and hunter-gatherer culture.

The Alaskan Athabascans have a matrilineal system in which children belong to the mother's clan, with the exception of the Yupikized Athabaskans (Holikachuk and Deg Hit'an). Athabascan Stories Paperback – January 1, by Alice Brean (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — — — Paperback "Please retry" — — $ Hardcover from $Author: Alice Brean.

Based on an Athabascan Indian legend passed along for many generations from mothers to daughters of the upper Yukon River Valley in Alaska, this is the suspenseful, shocking, ultimately inspirational tale of two old women abandoned by their tribe during a brutal winter famine.4/5(K).

My aunt, Flora B. Johnson (Koyukon Athabascan), is from Allakaket along the Koyukuk River. Her parents were the late Edward and Elizabeth Bergman. I’ve admired her for her storytelling and the love she has for her family and communities. She agreed to share her story on the Athabascan Woman Blog.

Flora moved to Iliamna with her husband in   Wolf Fire - Stories and Poems about Wolves Bear Fire - Stories and Poems about Bears Spring, The University of Alaska Fairbanks is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution and is a part of the University of Alaska system.

What emerges is a story of a people who have persevered through time, to exist in a place and maintain a way of life that defines them. The paperback book is supplemented with eight maps, illustrations and historic photos.

9×12 inches; pages. The Athabaskan (also spelled Athapaskan and Athabascan) language family is found in the western American Indian culture areas. Linguists feel that the Athabaskan language family is one branch of a. Athabascan stories by Alice Brean,AMU Press edition, in EnglishPages: The Northern Athabascan peoples of the Alaskan interior and the Yukon have survived centuries of contact and attempted domination by outsiders.

Their lives today are rich in meaning and tradition yet are also complicated by numerous challenges such as poverty, alcoholism, domestic violence, suicide, and troubled leadership. Combining scholarly analysis, first-person accounts, and her own.

This book is based on two Athabaskan stories the author was told as a child. It's a quick read that I couldn't put down. I loved the story-telling format and the glimpse into the lives of the tribal people of Alaska. As with many stories told to children, there are tragic circumstances which the characters must endure and overcome.

I really /5(81). The book was designed to show the special relationship between people and animals in the traditional Athabascan belief system. This relationship was one of reverence and thankfulness; reverence because of the close ties between humans and animals in the mythical past when the two worlds mixed freely, and because animals even now have spirits.Feb 2, - The AthabasKan people call themselves ‘Dena,’ or ‘the people.’They are true native Alaskans.

See more ideas about Alaskan, Inuit, Inuit art pins.“The book contains the wealth of [Reverend David] Salmon’s detailed information, insights, and stories in Salmon’s own voice without filtering them through disciplinary jargon or theory, allowing him to continue to teach future generations about how men survived in the exemplary book’s maps, photographs, and drawings are superb and illustrate the craftsmanship and ingenuity.