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Swampy Cree legends

Charles Clay

Swampy Cree legends

being twenty folk tales from the annals of a primitive, mysterious, fast-disappearing Canadian race, as told to Charles Clay

by Charles Clay

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Published by The Macmillan company of Canada, limited in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cree Indians -- Legends.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Kuskapatchees, the smoky one.
    GenreLegends.
    ContributionsKuskapatchees, Cree Indian.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE99.C88 C6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii p., 1 ., 95 p.
    Number of Pages95
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22901867M
    LC Control Number39004721

    Cree Legends and Narratives from the West Coast of James Bay is a worthy addition to the publications of oral Cree texts, in the tradition of Leonard Bloomfield, Freda Ahenekew and H.C. Wolfart. It is of great value for ethnologists, linguists and, last but not least, the communities themselves.5/5(1). Swampy Cree Tribal Council (SCTC) is comprised of seven First Nations in northwest central Manitoba with a membership of more t In SCTC was incorporated to advance and safeguard the interests, rights, and status of aboriginal people in a manner consistent with the policies and strategies adopted from time to time by the Chiefs and Councils within its area of operation.

    Books (Swampy Cree N) Filter by All book Dakota Dene English I Can Series Lakota Language Resource Books Nakota Okinis Series Other Storybooks Plains Cree Y Saulteaux Swampy Cree N Woodland Cree TH Sort by Featured Best Selling Alphabetically, A-Z Alphabetically, Z-A Price, low to high Price, high to low Date, new to old Date, old to new. Please visit and enjoy 21st Century Learning - Nehiwayak: Traditions of the Cree People. 2 books and archival material from North America that tell the fascinating story of Aboriginal peoples, frontier exploration, and the development of western Life. He built on .

    Today we are going to look at some legends that were written many years ago. Enter the title Swampy Cree Legends. Look at the title page of the book, and examine the picture of Kuskapatchees, the Smokey One, in the front cover. This book was written in by Charles Clay. The stories were dictated to the author by Kuskapatchees, the Smokey One. Indigenous Storybooks is designed specifically for children, families, community members, and educators, and makes Indigenous stories from Little Cree Books available in Cree, Haida, English, French, as well as community-contributed translations into languages spoken in Canada.


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