Eskimo Storyteller by Edwin S. Hall
Folktales from Noatak, Alaska

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Now a classic in northern literature, The Eskimo Storyteller brings to life the words of Eskimo elders for a new generation of readers. This collection of folktales from northwest Alaska includes stories populated by amazing creatures, hard-bitten hunters, and strong-minded women. Two master storytellers, Edna Hunnicutt and Paul Monroe, introduce readers to the guiding principles of daily life in the Arctic and chronicle the devastating results when those principles are violated. Elegant line drawings by Claire Fejes illustrate the characters and key events.
 

About Edwin S. Hall

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Hall holds a Ph.D. in anthropology from Yale University. He taught at Ohio State University and the State University of New York at Brockport prior to his retirement.
 
Published March 1, 1975 by Univ of Tennessee Pr. 510 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction