Book: Hupa Texts
Author: Pliny Earle Goddard





Hupa Texts By Pliny Earle Goddard

Format: Global Grey free PDF
Pages (PDF): 81
Publication Date: 1904

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Summary:

This is a collection of texts from the Hupa, who lived in Northern California, Humboldt County, on the Trinity River. The texts are unfiltered translations of stories related by Hupa at the start of the 20th century in an ethnographic context. They largely take place in a time before the arrival of human beings, populated by trickster gods and supernatural beings called Kīxûnai. The texts include a number of shamanistic formulas for healing, protection and good luck.