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The Thunder Bird Tootooch Legends

W. L. Webber

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The Thunder Bird Tootooch Legends: Folk tales of the Indian tribes of the pacific northwest coast Indians, is a transcription of a pamphlet which was originally sold to the tourist trade in British Columbia. First published in 1936, it describes a vocabulary of symbols which are incorporated into totem poles, including a representative myth for each animal. Chapters include: Eena, The Beaver; Pi-Chikamin, The Gift Copper; Ho-Xhok, (Ho-Hook), The Crane; Shwah Kuk, The Frog; Wolalee, The Salmon; Slag’ame, The Butterfly; Shaman, The Medicine Man; Chak-Chak, The Eagle; Kwel-Kwel, The Owl; Welala, The Mountain Spirit, and many more.

This book has 51 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1936.

Production notes: This e-book of The Thunder Bird Tootooch Legends was published by Global Grey ebooks on 15th January 2021. The artwork used for the cover is 'Making Sweet Grass Medicine, Blackfoot Ceremony' by Joseph Henry Sharp.

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