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Chinnubbie and the Owl Muscogee (Creek) Stories, Orations, and Oral Traditions by Alexander Posey

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Published by University of Nebraska Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • American history,
  • Indigenous peoples,
  • Social Science,
  • Folklore,
  • Sociology,
  • North America,
  • Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies,
  • Folklore & Mythology,
  • Social Science / Native American Studies,
  • Creek Indians,
  • Indian Territory,
  • Tales

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsMatthew Wynn Sivils (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7905262M
ISBN 100803237464
ISBN 109780803237469

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Matthew Wynn Sivils is an assistant professor of English at Iowa State University. He is the editor of Alexander Posey’s Chinnubbie and the Owl: Muscogee (Creek) Stories, Orations, and Oral Traditions and Song of the Oktahutche: Collected Poems, both published by the University of Nebraska Press. Praise. "The editor has extensively supplemented the original texts with a biographical essay, an introduction . Introduction --Chinnubbie and the owl --Chinnubbie scalps the squaws --Indian anecdotes --Uncle Dick and Uncle Will --Uncle Dick's sow --"Jes bout a mid'lin', sah" --Mose and Richard --Two famous prophets --A foxy old buck --Orations. Chinnubbie and the Owl: Muscogee (Creek) Stories, Orations, and Oral Traditions by Alexander Posey (Hardback, ) Be the first to write a review. The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging (where packaging is applicable). Today's children's book read aloud is Owl Moon by Jane Yolen. A winter book about a child going owling for the first time with her se this book.