The Algonquin Legends of New England

Charles G. Leland

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The Algonquin Legends of New England is a book by American folklorist Charles G. Leland, first published in 1884. It is a retelling of the mythology of the Algonquin peoples, one of the most populous and widespread North American native language groups. The book focuses particularly on the tales of the culture hero, Glooskap, a legendary figure of the Wabanaki peoples. Split into parts, with each part consisting of several tales, subjects include; Glooskap The Divinity; The Merry Tales of Lox, The Mischief Maker; The Amazing Adventures of Master Rabbit; The Chenoo Legends; Thunder Stories; At-o-sis, the Serpent; The Partridge; The Invisible One; Story of the Three Strong Men; The Weewillmekq'; and, Tales of Magic.

This book has 102,573 words, 161 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1884.

Production notes: This ebook of The Algonquin Legends of New England was published by Global Grey on the 8th June 2018, and updated on the 7th October 2022. The artwork used for the cover is 'Camp in Vermont' by John George Brown.

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