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Format: paper

Price: $3.00

ISBN: 1-55500-044-4

Date: 1991

First Christmas Tree (Ts'eba Tthadala: The Young Spruce Tree)

by John, Chief Peter ; Kari, James ; George, Paul


This delightful and timeless store was tape recorded in 1974 and transcribed and translated by James Kari and Paul George in 1990. The main character is a Stick Man, who is well known in Athabascan oral folklore in Alaska. He lives alone, has extraordinary powers, is rarely seen by humans, and can make himself invisible.

Language: Lower Tanana (TN07)

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