Book Description:"This is a collection of mythological texts from the Koryak, a traditional people who live on the Kamchatka peninsula, in the far east of Russia. The similarity of these tales to native American folklore, particularly from the Northwestern region, is very striking. The characters, although they occupy a supernatural dream-world, move in the same context as the people who tell the ...
Paperback: 87 pages
Publisher: Forgotten Books (November 7, 2007)
Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 0.2 x 8 inches
Amazon Rank: 8062527
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nting, fishing and gathering, celebrating good hunts and going hungry when there is no food. There are trickster figures, and stories about them include gruesome and/or scatological pranks. One gets a vivid sense of the brutal environment which the Koryak inhabited." (Quote from sacred-texts.com)Table of Contents:Publisher’s Preface; Note.; Introduction.; Little-bird-man And Raven-man. ; Big-raven And The Mice. ; The Mouse-girls. ; How A Small Kamak Was Transformed Into A Harpoon-line. ; Big-raven And The Kamaks.; KĬlu' And The Bumblebees. ; Eme'mqut's Whale-festival. ; Eme'mqut And Ila'. ; How Eme'mqut Became A Cannibal. ; Eme'mqut And Fox-woman. ; Ermine-people.--i.; Ermine-people.--ii.; Eme'mqut And The Kamaks. ; Eme'mqut And Shellfish-girl.; Eme'mqut And The Perches. ; Miti' And Magpie-man. ; How Big-raven's Daughter Was Swallowed By A Kamak. ; The Kamak And His Wife. ; Gull-woman And Cormorant-woman. ; Yini'a-ÑawĠut And KĬlu's Marriage With Fish-man. ; Big-raven And Fox. ; Eme'mqut And Envious-one. ; Big-raven And Fish-woman. ; KĬlu' And Monster-man.; Appendix I.; Appendix ii.About the Publisher:Forgotten Books is a publisher of historical writings, such as: Philosophy, Classics, Science, Religion, Esoteric and Mythology. www.forgottenbooks.orgForgotten Books is about sharing information, not about making money. All books are priced at wholesale prices. We are also the only publisher we know of to print in large sans-serif font, which is proven to make the text easier to read and put less strain on your eyes.