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Who shall be the sun? : Poems based on the lore, legends, and myths of northwest coast and plateau Indians / David Wagoner.

Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [1978] .
ISBN 9780253365279, 0253365279

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Subjects Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America -- Poetry.
Indians of North America -- Northwest, Pacific -- Poetry.
Indians of North America.
North America -- Northwest Coast of North America.
Pacific Northwest.
Description 125 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Copyright Date [1978]
Contents (Cont.) Song for the fishing of the dead -- Song for the stealing of a spring -- Song for the raising of a medicine pole -- Song for the renewal of power -- Song for the coming of smallpox -- The dance of Only-One and Dead Man -- Song from the Land of the Dead -- Salmon Boy -- The boy who became sky -- How moss grew strong -- How Stone held his breath -- The boy who became Seagull -- Devil's club -- How Stump stood in the water -- How Stump found his village -- How Stump fished in the Black River -- How Stump dreamed of Earthmaker -- How She-Cannot-Speak ran away -- How Lies-in-the-Water became Seaweed -- Loon -- Moon-skin -- Blindman -- Woman-Asleep -- How Raven stole light -- How Raven came to the feast -- How Raven stole Beaver's pond -- Cloud-Watcher -- Fireweed -- How Southeast came to the Dancing house -- How Canoe-Maker fought with Southeast -- Wild man.
(Cont.) The man who killed too many -- Wood-Carver and Cedar Woman -- How Fish-Catcher lost his salmon -- The burial of Salmon-Flying -- He-Catches-Nothing -- Song asking for mercy from the bushes -- Song after fasting in a tree -- Song from the roof of a flooded lodge -- Song after being abandoned -- Song for the death of Hummingbird -- Song from the lodge of the Shadow People -- Song of a man who rushed at the enemy -- Burial Song.
Searching in the Britannia Tavern -- Old man, old man -- Lost -- Fog -- Fire song -- Song for the maker of nightmares -- Song for the soul going away -- Dark song -- Song for the soul returning -- Song for the first people -- Death song -- Song for the painting of the dead -- Song for the eating of barnacles -- Song against the sky -- Song for a stolen soul -- Song for the skull of Black Bear -- Song for the bones of Salmon -- Song for ice -- Who shall be the sun? -- How Coyote became Rock's brother -- How Coyote stole rain -- Why Coyote howls only at night -- How Young Fox and Young Coyote went hungry -- How Coyote became Young Coyote -- How Coyote learned the five songs of Water -- Touched-by-the-moon -- How Owl won back his feather -- Snow Goose and Southwind's daughter -- Star-Woman-Falling -- Sun Dog -- The man who ate himself -- Only-one -- Song while dancing around an empty village -- Song of Under-the-Fire-Woman.
Genre Poetry.
Geographic Area West (U.S.)
British Columbia
Network Numbers (OCoLC)3669704
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Wagoner, David.
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