Tommy McGinty's Northern Tutchone story of crow : a First Nation elder recounts the creation of the world /
Dominique Legros.
Hull, Québec : Canadian Museum of Civilization, c1999.
268 p. : maps ; 24 cm.
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Hull, Québec : Canadian Museum of Civilization, c1999.
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Includes abstract in French.
catalogue key
Includes bibliographical references: p. 261-268.
A Look Inside
Table of Contents
Linguistic notep. 13
Forewordp. 15
Introductionp. 33
The Story of Crow
The world is flooded but crow saves his lifep. 43
Crow builds the world anewp. 47
An osprey does not want to share waterp. 51
A second flood comesp. 59
Crow throws his old blanket awayp. 61
Crow wishes something he doesn't wantp. 65
Crow marries a good womanp. 69
Inside a suckerfishp. 75
Crow meets the otter peoplep. 83
Crow steals the sun from the lake troutp. 88
The first matchesp. 103
Crow paints the birdsp. 107
Eyeball, watchman and playing ballp. 113
Ho-hei, ho-hei, ho-hei, ho-heip. 119
A jealous gopherp. 125
Who's the oldest one in the world?p. 133
A cannibal horsefly-manp. 135
Crow makes the first womenp. 141
Moose, caribou, sheep and goatp. 153
Crow's mother-in-lawp. 161
Indians get to be too many for crowp. 173
From the oral to the written and back to the oralp. 179
The Northern Tutchone contemporary worldp. 180
The Northern Tutchone before Canada colonized themp. 183
The end of Tutchone independence and the aftermath of dependencep. 189
The meeting between Mr. McGinty and the anthropologistp. 192
Transfixing the oral into the writtenp. 210
Transubstantiating the written back into the oralp. 229
Mr. McGinty: in between agency and contingencyp. 251
Referencesp. 261
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