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South Wind's Journeys: A Tillamook Epic Reconstructed from Several Sources
Salish Myths and Legends: One People’s Stories (2008)
  • Douglas Deur, Portland State University
  • M. Terry Thompson
Abstract
Salish Myths and Legends features an array of Trickster stories centered on Coyote, Mink, and other memorable characters, as well as stories of the frightening Basket Ogress, accounts of otherworldly journeys, classic epic cycles such as South Wind’s Journeys and the Bluejay Cycle, tales of such legendary animals as Beaver and Lady Louse from the beginning of time, and stories that explain why things are the way they are. The anthology also includes humorous traditional tales, speeches, and fascinating stories of encounters with whites, including “Circling Raven and the Jesuits.”
Publication Date
2008
Editor
M. Terry Thompson and Steven M. Egesdal
Publisher
University of Nebraska Press
Citation Information
Douglas Deur and M. Terry Thompson. "South Wind's Journeys: A Tillamook Epic Reconstructed from Several Sources" LincolnSalish Myths and Legends: One People’s Stories (2008) p. 2 - 59
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/douglas_deur/20/