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Format: paper

Price: $16.00

ISBN: 1-55500-031-2

Date: Rpr 2001 (first published 1987)

Their Stories of Long Ago (Engithidong Xugixudhoy)

by Deacon, Belle


Nine of Belle Deacon's Deg Hit'an stories are collected in facing-page format with an English translation. Included are tales of animals, old people, a crow man, young girls, two cousins, and a man who list his wife. Belle Deacon, known along the Anvik River as one of the foremost Deg Hit'an storytellers, often told her stories as she made birchbark and willow root baskets. Includes illustrations by Cindy Davis as well as photos.

Language: Deg Xinag (IA11)

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