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Myths of the Cherokees.

by James Mooney

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Published by Printed at the Riverside press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cherokee Indians.,
  • Indians of North America -- Folklore.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy James Mooney . . .
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE99.C5 M76
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[97]-108 p.
    Number of Pages108
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6961221M
    LC Control Number05033366
    OCLC/WorldCa6593259

    The Myths of the Cherokee, excerpted from the 19th Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology, is a nineteenth century collection of Cherokee myths, legends and folklore by the noted anthropologist James Mooney (), who lived for several years with the Cherokee. His book, Myths of the Cherokee and Sacred Formulas of the Cherokee is the best source book for Cherokee myths, ceremonies and sacred formulas. Reading from Mooney’s work, one will occasionally notice some similarities to myths and stories from western civilization.

    About the Author: Excerpted from the book Myths and Legends of the Great Plains, by Katharine Berry Judson, Katharine Berry Judson published several books on the myths and legends of the Native Americans in the early part of the 20th Century. Judson was a professor of history at the University of Washington. Return to Cherokee Myths & Legends. Jun 14,  · Buy a cheap copy of Myths of the Cherokee book by James Mooney. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed Free shipping over $Cited by:

    Much of the material, including myths, historical traditions, and medicine songs, is translated from manuscripts written in the Cherokee language by elders. The historical sketch in "Myths of the Cherokees" is interesting; it reads as if compiled from the work of two different authors, one far more sympathetic to the Cherokees than the other/5(5). Read more about this on Questia. Cherokee (chĕr´əkē), largest Native American group in the United sunshinesteaming.comly the largest and most important tribe in the Southeast, they occupied mountain areas of North and South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, and Tennessee.


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I would like to say that, after all this time, there were more texts as in-depth as Mooney's: but these other texts are just not out there. It is a go to source for those interested in Cherokee studies, but of often overlooked because researchers (or some of them) suggest that Mooney only offers a white perspective/5.

Noted anthropologist James Mooney () spent much of his life studying American Indians. In North Carolina, he lived for several years with the Cherokee, studying their language, culture, and mythology.

His research resulted in this comprehensive volume, comprising Cherokee myths, including sacred stories, animal myths, local legends, wonder stories, historical traditions, and. The book contains the full texts of James Mooney's Myths of the Cherokee () and The Sacred Myths of the Cherokees.

book of the Cherokees (), with an exclusive biographical introduction by George Ellison, James Mooney and the Eastern Cherokees. Myths of the Cherokee - Ebook written by James Mooney. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

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The myths given in this paper are part of a large body of /5. Myths & Legends of the Cherokee. Native Legends. How the World Was Made. The Eagle’s Revenge. The First Fire.

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The myths given in this paper are part of a large body of material collected among the Cherokee, chiefly in successive field seasons from toinclusive, and comprising more or less extensive notes, together with original Cherokee manuscripts, relating to the history, archeology, geographic nomenclature, personal names, botany, medicine, arts, home life, religion, songs, ceremonies.

Noted anthropologist James Mooney (–) spent much of his life studying American Indians. In North Carolina, he lived for several years with the Cherokee. Cherokee spiritual beliefs are held in common among the Cherokee people - Native American peoples who are indigenous to the Southeastern Woodlands, and today live primarily in communities in North Carolina (the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians), and Oklahoma (the Cherokee Nation and United Keetowah Band of Cherokee Indians).Some of the beliefs, and the stories and songs in which they.

His most notable works were his ethnographic studies of the Ghost Dance after Sitting Bull's death ina widespread 19th-century religious movement among various Native American culture groups, and the Cherokee: The Sacred Formulas of the Cherokees (), and Myths of the Cherokee (), all published by the US Bureau of American sunshinesteaming.com: $ Nov 25,  · Myths of the Cherokee Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item.

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How The World Was Made 2. The First Fire 3. Kana'tï And Selu: The Origin Of Game And Corn 4. Origin Of Disease And Medicine 5. The Daughter Of. Soft Cover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. This book contains two sections "Myths of the Cherokee" and "The Sacred Formulas of the Cherokees" which were originally published by the Bureau of American Ethnology in and in respectively.

It reflects the memory and culture, the mind and spirit of the great Cherokee people. Jun 23,  · Here at Visit My Smokies, we are fascinated by the numerous myths that originated with the Cherokee. Passed down from generation to generation, these stories capture the imagination and serve as a window to the area’s past.

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Myths of the Cherokee. [James Mooney] -- " comprising Cherokee myths, including sacred stories, animal myths, local legends, wonder stories, historical traditions and miscellaneous myths and legends.".