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On the trail of elder brother : Glous'gap stories of the Micmac Indians

Author: Michael B RunningWolf; Patricia Clark Smith
Publisher: New York : Persea Books : Distributed by W.W. Norton & Co., [2003], ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"The adventures of Glous'gap, embodiment of the Great Spirit, have been told by many Algonquin tribes. With their pipe-smoking whales and irascible porcupines, the sixteen Micmac stories included here are wondrous and magical; they are also wise, as Glous'gap teaches his people what it means to be fully human in a fragile world. Every reader, from the uninitiated to the specialist, will fall under the spell of this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael B RunningWolf; Patricia Clark Smith
ISBN: 9780892552887 0892552883
OCLC Number: 867001772
Notes: "A Karen and Michael Braziller book."
"Published: March 2003"--Isbnsearch.org, Jan. 1, 2014.
Description: xii, 142 pages : illustrations, map ; 21 cm
Contents: The coming of Glous'gap --
Glous'gap and young Wolf --
Why the beavers are at war with Glous'gap --
Porcupine and Fisher --
How Glous'gap saved Pine Marten and Mrs. Bear --
Glous'gap and grandfather turtle --
Glous'gap and the water monster --
How the sacred pipe was brought to the Micmac --
Glous'gap and painted turtle --
The boy in thee birchbark box --
Glous'gap and Wotjou'san, the wind bird --
Glous'gap and the little summer woman --
Glous'gap and the three wishes --
Glous'gap's farewell.
Responsibility: retold by Michael B. RunningWolf (Micmac Nation) & Patricia Clark Smith ; illustrations by Michael B. RunningWolf.

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"The adventures of Glous'gap, embodiment of the Great Spirit, have been told by many Algonquin tribes. With their pipe-smoking whales and irascible porcupines, the sixteen Micmac stories included here are wondrous and magical; they are also wise, as Glous'gap teaches his people what it means to be fully human in a fragile world. Every reader, from the uninitiated to the specialist, will fall under the spell of this powerful, joy filled volume"--Page 4 of cover.

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