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Ojibwe stories from the Upper Berens River : A. Irving Hallowell and Adam Bigmouth in conversation / edited and with an introduction by Jennifer S. H. Brown.

Author/creator Bigmouth, Adam
Other author/creatorHallowell, A. Irving (Alfred Irving), 1892-1974.
Other author/creatorBrown, Jennifer S. H., 1940-
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoLincoln, NB : University of Nebraska Press ; co-published with the American Philosophical Society, [2018]
Descriptionxxxiii, 188 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
Portion of title A. Irving Hallowell and Adam Bigmouth in conversation
Series New visions in Native American and Indigenous studies
Contents Map of the world of Adam Bigmouth -- Prologue: Little Grand Rapids, 1932: Adam declines to conjure -- Boyhood memories -- Working for the Hudson's Bay Company -- Dream experiences -- Curing, helping, love medicine, and an old man's jealousy -- Northern Barred Owl, man of many powers -- Gender, power, and the problematics of incest -- The challenges and risks of being female -- Bad medicine and old men's threats -- Starvation threatened and real -- Encounters and contests with windigos -- Human beings made into windigos -- The curing of windigos -- The costs of mockery and cruelty -- Magical medicines and powers -- Afterword: cousins and connections, power and succession, seeking life.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 175-179) and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2017017420
ISBN9781496202253 (cloth : alk. paper)

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