Legends of the Micmacs by Silas Tertius Rand

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Published by Johnson Reprint Corp. in New York .

Written in English

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  • Micmac Indians -- Legends

Edition Notes

Reprint. Originally published: New York : Longmans, Green & Co., 1894.

Book details

Statementby the Rev. Silas Tertius Rand.
SeriesWellesley philological publications
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE99 M6 R3 1971
The Physical Object
Paginationxlvi, 452 p. :
Number of Pages452
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18046811M

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Glooscap the great chief, and other stories; legends of the York, Sturgis & Walton, Silas T. Rand & Two Mi'kmaq Boys Photo by Robert S. Pridham - William Francis Ganong Collection () Original can be viewed at the New Brunswick Museum.

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Adobe Reader is needed to open them. About this Book Catalog Record Details. Legends of the Micmacs / by the Rev. Silas Tertius Rand. Rand, Silas Tertius, View full catalog record. This book is annotated with a rare biographical sketch of the author, written by Elizabeth Robins Pennell.

This work contains a collection of the myths, legends, and folk-lore of the principal Wabanaki, or Northeastern Algonquin, Indians; that is to say, of the Passamaquoddies and Penobscots of Maine, and of the Micmacs of New Brunswick.

Legends of the Micmacs by Silas Tertius Rand. Title Legends of the Micmacs. Author Silas Tertius Rand. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. This work is published from the manuscripts of the late Dr.

Rand. Some of the legends had been previously published by Dr. Rand in his lifetime; and Mr. Leland used his manuscripts in preparing The Algonquin Legends of New England, where students first made the acquaintance of the Micmac hero entire collection now appears, edited by Miss.

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FREE Shipping Due to COVID, orders may be : Carruthers Press. The Micmacs are the eastern- niost tribe of the Algonquian stock, and although still retaining most of their primitive habits, their mental life has been strongly influenced by three centuries of contnct with French Catholic priesk and fishermen, a fact which becomes apparent as soon as we examine the : James Mooney.

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Amazon Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" 5/5(2). The Micmacs may have thought of themselves as the Red Earth People, or the People of the Red Earth. Others seeking a meaning for the word Micmac have suggested that it is from nigumaach, compiled a Miꞌkmaq dictionary and collected numerous legends, and through his published work, was the first to introduce the stories of Glooscap to the Newfoundland and Labrador: 36, Indian hero tales, (New York, Cincinnati [etc.] American Book Company, [c]), by Gilbert Livingstone Wilson (page images at HathiTrust) Glooscap the great chief, and other stories; legends of the Micmacs (New York, Macmillan, ), by Emelyn Newcomb Partridge (page images at HathiTrust).

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Buy Glooscap the Great Chief, and Other Stories; Legends of the Micmacs at nd: Thomas C Battive. And there are others-"Six MicMac Stories" and "Nine MicMac Legends". A search on brings up several. Last edited by RileyMc on. Legends That Explain Why: Background Storytellers have long created legends to explain things they saw or events that occurred in nature.

Rudyard Kipling wrote a collection of such legends and called them "Just So Stories." Tales that explain "why" are called pourquoi tales because in French, the word pourquoi (por-kwa) means why. View Book Page: Book Viewer About This Book: Catalog Entry View All Images: All Images From Book Click here to view book online to see this illustration in context in a browseable online version of this book.

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All of this material was gathered directly from Indian narra /5(4). Share this book: Product Description; Product Details; This classic collection contains myths, legends, and folklore of the principal Wabanaki, or northeastern Algonquin Indians, i.e. the Passamaquoddies and Penobscots of Maine and the Micmacs of New Brunswick.

Most of this material was gathered directly from Indian narrators by Charles G. Micmac Indian Fact Sheet. Native American Facts For Kids was written for young people learning about the Micmacs for school or home-schooling reports. We encourage students and teachers to look through our main Mi'kmaq language and culture pages for in-depth information about the tribe, but here are our answers to the questions we are most often asked by children, with.

The Invisible One A Micmac Legend. There was once a large Indian village situated on the border of a lake, Nameskeek' oodun Kuspemku. At the end of the place was a lodge, in which dwelt a being who was always invisible. Algonquin Legends of New England Charles Godfrey Leland. Short Stories; 89 ratings.

Book Overview: This work, then, contains a collection of the myths, legends, and folk-lore of the principal Wabanaki, or Northeastern Algonquin, Indians; that is to say, of the Passamaquoddies and Penobscots of Maine, and of the Micmacs of New Brunswick /5(89).

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drifted to Nova Scotia. " The son lived among the Micmacs, married one of them, and translated his name, Joseph Ruisseaux, into Joseph Brooks. He rendered me great service in mastering the Micmac language, and it was from his lips that I first learned of the wonderful legends that, after confirmation by many old Indians, I subsequently gave to.

This classic collection contains myths, legends, and folklore of the principal Wabanaki, or northeastern Algonquin Indians, i.e. the Passamaquoddies and Penobscots of Maine and the Micmacs of New Brunswick. Most of this material was gathered direc. Containing nine Micmac legends by Rev.

Rand. Indian Legends. (Manuscript of pp. folio.) Collected among the Micmac Indians, and translated by Silas T. Rand, Missionary to the Micmacs.

A Manuscript Collection of Passamaquoddy Legends and Folk-Lore. By Mrs. Wallace Brown, of Calais, Maine. The Algonquin Legends of New England, by Charles G. Leland, [], Belonging to this division are the Micmacs of Nora Scotia and the Passamaquoddy and Penobscot tribes of Maine, who with the St.

Francis Indians of Canada and some smaller clans call themselves the Wabanaki, a word derived from a root signifying white or light, intimating. Buy the Hardcover Book Glooscap The Great Chief, And Other Stories; Legends Of The Micmacs by Thomas C Battive atCanada's largest bookstore.

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The Algonquin Legends of New England or Myths and Folk Lore of the Micmac, Passamaquoddy, and Penobscot Tribes. Mi’kmaq, the largest of the North American Indian tribes traditionally occupying what are now Canada’s eastern Maritime Provinces (Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island) and parts of the present U.S.

states of Maine and Massachusetts. Because their Algonquian dialect differed greatly.1 GISOOLG. Gisoolg is the Great Spirit Creator who is the one who made everything. The word Gisoolg in Micmac means "you have been created". It also means "the one credited for your existence".

The word does not imply gender. Gisoolg is not a He or a She, it is not important whether the Great Spirit is a He or a She.

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