Far North Tales: Stories from the Peoples of the Arctic Circle

Far North Tales: Stories from the Peoples of the Arctic Circle

By: Kira Van Deusen (author), Bonnie Marshall (author)Hardback

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Description

This collection of tales represents and preserves the oral heritage of Arctic and Subarctic ethnic groups, so that their stories are no longer in danger of becoming lost to future generations. * More than 30 tales from the Arctic and Subarctic regions of Siberia, Scandinavia, Greenland, Alaska, and Canada * Brief cultural histories of the ethnic groups Inuit, Saami, Yupik, Siberian and northern European Russian, Dene, Innu, and Alaskan Inupiat * Photographs contributed by Canadian photographer Paul Northcott, teacher Joyce Hill, St. Petersburg's Zina Sergeevna Nikitina, and the Department of Russian Folklore at Moscow State University * A glossary of terms used in the stories from various Arctic languages * An index of stories, cultures, and cultural objects, historical events, folktale characters, festivals and celebrations, beliefs and traditions, and more

About Author

Bonnie C. Marshall, PhD, prize-winning author, teacher, storyteller, translator, and folklorist, is a museum teacher at the New Hampshire Historical Society's Museum of New Hampshire History, where she presents programs in the museum and throughout the state.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781591587613
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 290
  • ID: 9781591587613
  • ISBN10: 1591587611

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