Book: Miwok Myths
Author: Edward Winslow Gifford





Miwok Myths By Edward Winslow Gifford

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Pages (PDF): 71
Publication Date: 1917

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Summary:

The fourteen stories presented in this collection were secured during 1913 and 1914 among the Central Sierra Miwok of Tuolumne County, California. The last three, which are exceedingly brief, were told by William Fuller of Soulsbyville. The remaining eleven were obtained from Thomas Williams of Jamestown. All are sentence-by-sentence translations into English of myths which were recorded in Miwok on the phonograph.