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The Resource Landscapes of origin in the Americas : creation narratives linking ancient places and present communities, edited by Jessica Joyce Christie, (electronic resource)

Landscapes of origin in the Americas : creation narratives linking ancient places and present communities, edited by Jessica Joyce Christie, (electronic resource)

Label
Landscapes of origin in the Americas : creation narratives linking ancient places and present communities
Title
Landscapes of origin in the Americas
Title remainder
creation narratives linking ancient places and present communities
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jessica Joyce Christie
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Landscape is a powerful factor in the operation of memory because of the associations narrators make between the local landscape and the events of the stories they tell. Ancestors and mythological events often become fixed in a specific landscape and act as timeless reference points. In conventional anthropological literature, "landscape" is the term applied to the meaning local people bestow on their cultural and physical surroundings. In this work, the authors explore the cultural and physical landscapes an individual or cultural group has constructed to define the origins or begin
Dewey number
398.2089/97
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Christie, Jessica Joyce
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indians
  • Indian mythology
  • Sacred space
  • Indians
  • Creation
  • Physical geography
  • America
Label
Landscapes of origin in the Americas : creation narratives linking ancient places and present communities, edited by Jessica Joyce Christie, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction / Jessica Joyce Christie -- The Center of the World : The Principle People and the Great Smoky Mountains / Christopher Arris Oakley -- Xeroxed on Stone : Times of Origin and the Navajo Holy People in Canyon Landscapes / Polly Schaafsma, Will Tsosie -- Nuvagantu, "Where Snow Sits'" : Origin Mountains of the Southern Paiutes / Richard Stoffle, Richard Arnold, Kathleen Van Vlack, Larry Eddy, Betty Cornelius -- Origin Narratives, Places, and Concepts among the 'Namgis, a Kwakwaka' wakw Group in British Columbia, Canada / Jessica Joyce Christie -- Malinalco : A Place between Heaven and Earth / Manuel Aguilar-Moreno -- The Map of the Province of Mani: A Record of Landscape and Northern Maya Lowland Concepts of Origin / Merideth Paxton -- Ancestral Presence at the Navel of the World : Francisco Sojuel and Santiago Atitlan / Allen J. Christenson -- Landscapes as Metaphor : Resources, Language, and Myths of Dynastic Origin on the Pacific Coast from the Santa Valley (Peru) to Manabi (Ecuador) / Patricia J. Netherly -- Inka Pacariqtambo : It Depends Which Eyes Are Looking at It / Jessica Joyce Christie
Control code
ocn748362572
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 203 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817382476
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)748362572
Label
Landscapes of origin in the Americas : creation narratives linking ancient places and present communities, edited by Jessica Joyce Christie, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction / Jessica Joyce Christie -- The Center of the World : The Principle People and the Great Smoky Mountains / Christopher Arris Oakley -- Xeroxed on Stone : Times of Origin and the Navajo Holy People in Canyon Landscapes / Polly Schaafsma, Will Tsosie -- Nuvagantu, "Where Snow Sits'" : Origin Mountains of the Southern Paiutes / Richard Stoffle, Richard Arnold, Kathleen Van Vlack, Larry Eddy, Betty Cornelius -- Origin Narratives, Places, and Concepts among the 'Namgis, a Kwakwaka' wakw Group in British Columbia, Canada / Jessica Joyce Christie -- Malinalco : A Place between Heaven and Earth / Manuel Aguilar-Moreno -- The Map of the Province of Mani: A Record of Landscape and Northern Maya Lowland Concepts of Origin / Merideth Paxton -- Ancestral Presence at the Navel of the World : Francisco Sojuel and Santiago Atitlan / Allen J. Christenson -- Landscapes as Metaphor : Resources, Language, and Myths of Dynastic Origin on the Pacific Coast from the Santa Valley (Peru) to Manabi (Ecuador) / Patricia J. Netherly -- Inka Pacariqtambo : It Depends Which Eyes Are Looking at It / Jessica Joyce Christie
Control code
ocn748362572
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 203 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817382476
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)748362572

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