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Medicine men of Hooper Bay : or, The Eskimo's Arabian nights / by C.E. Gillham. [Illustrations by Chanimun].

Gillham, Charles E. (Author). Chanimun, (illustrator.).

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  • Physical Description: 142 pages : illustrations, map ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: London : Batchworth Press, 1955.

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Formatted Contents Note:
I. Neshmuk the miracle man -- II. Never sleepy man -- III. Pynaytok the fire man -- IV. How Nayatok brought warm weather -- V. The villages in the sky -- VI. Orphan boy and the eagles -- VII. Why the wolves eat as they do -- VIII. Agayk and the dwarf -- IX. The orphan boys and the clapping mountains -- X. The wolves and the caribou woman -- XI. The wicked old man of the sea -- XII. The kashim of the birds -- XIII. The orphan boy and the beavers -- XIV. The boy who had faith in himself or How Attu became a great hunter -- XV. The blubber boy -- XVI. Story of the five sisters -- XVII. The adventures of Oolagon -- XVII. The festival for the seals.
Summary, etc.:
True stories of the Medicine Men, or Shamans, of the Eskimo along the Bering Sea coast. Illustrated by Chanimun, an Eskimo girl.
Subject: Eskimos > Alaska > Folklore.
Eskimos > Folklore.
Inuit > Folklore.
Genre: Folklore > Alaska > Juvenile.