The Man Who Married the Moon and Other Pueblo Indian Folk-Stories by Charles F. Lummis

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  • Title: The Man Who Married the Moon and Other Pueblo Indian Folk-Stories
  • Author: Charles F. Lummis
  • Category: Social Science
  • Date: February 2001
  • Lenguage: English
  • Pages: unknown
  • ISBN: 9781582182681

 

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The Man Who Married the Moon is a group of Pueblo Indian Folk-Stories by Charles F. Lummis, a famend southwestern writer, librarian, historian and archeologist. Born in Lynn, Massachusetts, Lummis moved to New Mexico due to his lung illness. He lived for 5 years in the quaint village of Isleta, in an Indian home, with Indian neighbors and beneath the Indian legal guidelines. Located in the southernmost a part of the Pueblos, Isleta is the chief metropolis of the Tee-wahn tribe (spelled Tigua by Spanish authors). An sad dwelling is nearly unknown amongst them, with extraordinary common affection of fogeys for kids and respect of youngsters for fogeys. Their amusements are many and diverse with dances and races, which known as for nice ability and endurance. However, with all this defined, Lummis finds the Tee-wahn are usually most like overgrown youngsters with their secret internal faith one in every of the most complex techniques on earth. They do nothing with out some motive, and no matter they observe they will clarify in their very own superstitious manner. Every customized and perception has a motive, and for every they’ve a narrative. Lummis’s curiosity was not solely in the folk-stories themselves, but in addition in the method of handing them down. Stories which have been handed down from technology to technology. His hopes when he wrote them have been to not solely inform the tales, however to protect the amusements, the historical past, the beliefs, the customs and the legal guidelines of this nation. much less Digital Scanning, Inc. ; February 2001 250 pages;

 

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