Front cover image for Stories that make the world : oral literature of the Indian peoples of the Inland Northwest as told by Lawrence Aripa, Tom Yellowtail, and other elders

Stories that make the world : oral literature of the Indian peoples of the Inland Northwest as told by Lawrence Aripa, Tom Yellowtail, and other elders

Frey (anthropology, Lewis-Clark State College) worked closely with tribal members in Washington, Idaho, and Montana to produce this anthology of contemporary Native oral literature illustrated with b & w portraits and landscapes. He traces cultural themes and literary motifs, and describes traditional storytelling techniques and the purposes of oral literature. The stories themselves are written in verse from and include notes on intonation, pauses, and gestures. For secondary and college-level students, as well as general readers
Print Book, English, ©1995
University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, ©1995