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Joe F. Tarbell (Mohawk)

Biography | Historical and Cultural Context | Critical Commentary | Further Reading “STORY OF TEKAKMETHA” by Joe F. Tarbell   Once there lived an Indian chief who had a beautiful daughter. She wanted to become a Christian and go away … Continue reading

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The Legend of the Big Dipper by Clarence A. Smith

I USED to take great delight in listening to the stories told by my folks. Here is one which I can recall from memory¬∑ I will tell it in my own words: Once upon a time there were six brothers … Continue reading

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Further Reading for The Legend of the Big Dipper

Kroeber, A. L. (Alfred Louis), 1876-1960; Jesup Arapaho Expedition (1899-1901). The Arapaho (Kindle Location 1808). New York : [Published by order of the Trustees, American Museum of Natural History. Dorsey, George Amos, 1868-1931; Kroeber, A. L. (Alfred Louis), 1876-1960. Traditions … Continue reading

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