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Oneida Iroquois Folklore, Myth, and History: New York Oral Narrative from the Notes of H. E. Allen and Others

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This is the first major book to explore uniquely Iroquois components in the Native American oral narrative as it existed around 1900. Drawn largely from early twentieth-century journals by non-Indian scholar Hope Emily Allen, much of it has never before been published.

Even as he studies time-honored themes and such stories as the Iroquois myth of the beginning, Anthony Won
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Hardcover, 261 pages
Published December 1st 2004 by Syracuse University Press (first published September 1st 2004)
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Lin Lin
Based on detailed research and analysis, the book depicts Oneida Iroquois' history through their folklore, myths, and legends, and explains why there are so few in numbers today. Would love to read it again.
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This is not a book full of folklore, it has more depth and offers more context. Well worth a read.
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