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Havasupai legends : religion and mythology of the Havasupai Indians of the Grand Canyon / Carma Lee Smithson and Robert C. Euler.

Author/Creator:
Smithson, Carma Lee.
Publication:
Salt Lake City : University of Utah Press, c1994.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 123, [2] p., [13] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
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Standardized Title:
Havasupai religion and mythology
Subjects:
Havasupai Indians -- Folklore.
Havasupai mythology.
Form/Genre:
Myths and legends.
Place of Publication:
United States Utah Salt Lake City.
Contents:
Religion. Sacred Places and Spirits. Conceptions of the Soul. Shamans and Illness. Concepts of Disease and Illness. Preventive Medicine. Medicinal Therapy and Contraceptives. The Sweatlodge and Its Therapeutic Functions. Death and Funeral Customs. The Funeral of Mexican Jack. Dances
Legends. Origins. Havasu Canyon Walls Closing Up. Frog Rock. Origin of Menstruation. The Man Who Went After His Wife. The Lady Who Could Have No Children. Grandmother and Little Boy. The Sun and His Daughters. The Man Who Caught Himself in the Eagle's Nest. Bear's Wife. Turkey (or Eagle). Turkey (version 2). Fox and the Giant Bird. Fox and His Brother. Gila Monster and Hunter Hawk. Porcupine. Porcupine (version 2). Bat. Coyote and His Family. Coyote Steals the Heart of a Chief. Coyote, Wolf, and Lion. Coyote Packs a Pole. Wolf, Coyote, Bat, and Elk. The First Sweatlodge. Coyote and Deer. Coyote's Death.
Notes:
Originally published: Havasupai religion and mythology. Salt Lake City : University of Utah Press, 1964, in series: University of Utah anthropological papers ; no. 68.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [125]).
Local notes:
Schimmel Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2014 by Caroline F. Schimmel.
Penn Provenance:
Schimmel, Caroline F. (donor) (Schimmel Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1994
Contributor:
Euler, Robert C.
Caroline F. Schimmel Fiction Collection of Women in the American Wilderness (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0874804469
9780874804461
OCLC:
29315546