Myths and Tales of the Chiricahua Apache Indians

Myths and Tales of the Chiricahua Apache Indians

Morris Edward Opler Scott Rushforth / Feb 20, 2020
Myths and Tales of the Chiricahua Apache Indians We are dealing here with a living literature wrote Morris Edward Opler in his preface to Myths and Tales of the Chiricahua Apache Indians First published in by the American Folk Lore Society th
  • Title: Myths and Tales of the Chiricahua Apache Indians
  • Author: Morris Edward Opler Scott Rushforth
  • ISBN: 9780803286023
  • Page: 362
  • Format: Paperback
  • We are dealing here with a living literature, wrote Morris Edward Opler in his preface to Myths and Tales of the Chiricahua Apache Indians First published in 1942 by the American Folk Lore Society, this is another classic study by the author of Myths and Tales of the Jicarilla Apache Indians Opler conducted field work among the Chiricahuas in the American Southwest, as We are dealing here with a living literature, wrote Morris Edward Opler in his preface to Myths and Tales of the Chiricahua Apache Indians First published in 1942 by the American Folk Lore Society, this is another classic study by the author of Myths and Tales of the Jicarilla Apache Indians Opler conducted field work among the Chiricahuas in the American Southwest, as he had earlier among the Jicarillas The result is a definitive collection of their myths They range from an account of the world destroyed by water to descriptions of puberty rites and wonderful contests The exploits of culture heroes involve the slaying of monsters and the assistance of Coyote A large part of the book is devoted to the irrepressible Coyote, whose antics make cautionary tales for the young, tales that also allow harmless expression of the taboo Other striking stories present supernatural beings and foolish people.
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    1. A short book of stories collected in the 1930s from members of the Chiricahua Apache tribe about half the book consists of Coyote stories The prose quality, as is often the case with collections of oral folklore, is probably a bit too rough for most general readers transcribe the words of an oral storyteller onto paper, with none of the performance aspects of storytelling preserved, and what you re left with often makes unappetizing reading This is mostly a book for people with a specific intere [...]


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