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9780887551598

Cree Legends and Narratives From the West Coast of James Bay

Cree Legends and Narratives From the West Coast of James Bay
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  • ISBN-13: 9780887551598
  • ISBN: 0887551599
  • Publisher: University of Manitoba Press

AUTHOR

Ellis, Steve, Ellis, C. Douglas, Scott, Simeon

SUMMARY

This is the first major body of annotated texts in James Bay Cree, and a unique documentation of Swampy and Moose Cree (Western James Bay) usage of the 1950s and 1960s. Conversations and interviews with 16 different speakers include: legends, reminiscences, historical narratives, stories and conversations, as well as descriptions of technology. The book includes a detailed pronunciation guide, notes on Cree terms, informants' comments, dialect variations, and descriptions of cultural values and customs. The introduction describes and compares the various genres in traditional and popular culture. Cree and English, with full glosssary.Ellis, Steve is the author of 'Cree Legends and Narratives From the West Coast of James Bay' with ISBN 9780887551598 and ISBN 0887551599.

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