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by Marie L. McLaughlin

Author: Marie L. McLaughlin
Subcategory: Social Sciences
Language: English
Publisher: Unknown (1990)
Pages: 200 pages
Category: Politics
Rating: 4.3
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McLaughlin, Marie L. (1916). In loving memory of my mother, MARY GRAHAM BUISSON, at whose knee most of the stories contained in this little volume were told to me, this book is affectionately dedicated.

McLaughlin, Marie L. Dedication Foreword The Forgotten Ear of Corn The Little Mice The Pet Rabbit The Pet Donkey The Rabbit and the Elk The Rabbit and the Grouse Girls The Faithful Lovers The Artichoke and the Muskrat The Rabbit, and the Bear with the Flint Body Story of the Lost Wife The Raccoon and the Crawfish Legend of Standing Rock Story of the Peace Pipe.

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Marie L. McLaughlin, in writing Myths and Legends o. .Marie McLaughlin had a Sioux grandmother and spent much of her life living amongst the remaining Indians after they were forced into reservations. As the book was originally published in 1916 I am including it as my 1910s read for the Goodreads, Bookcrossing Decade Challenge.

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Marie McLaughlin appears in her husband's reminiscence My Friend the Indian (Nebraska, 1989). There is an active table of contents, but I have so far been unable to get it to show up in its entirely on any device, so if you want to read past the eighth story or so, you'll have to page through it. McLaughlin, born to a white father and a mixed-blood Sioux mother, heard these stories while growing up among the eastern Sioux of Minnesota. When she recorded them for posterity in 1916 she had long been the wife of James McLaughlin, whom she served as interpreter during the years he was head of the Devils Lake and Standing Rock agencies and an inspector for the Indian Bureau. The thirty-eight pieces in this collection are rich in humor, animal lore, otherworldly encounters, and famous legends such as those featuring Unktomi (Spider) and the Stone Boy.

In publishing these "Myths of the Sioux," I deem it proper to state that I am of one fourth Sioux blood. I was married to Major James McLaughlin at Mendota, Minnesota, January 28, 1864, and resided in Minnesota until July 1, 1871, when I accompanied my husband to Devils Lake Agency, North Dakota, then Dakota Territory, where I remained ten years in most friendly relations with the Indians of that agency.

Myths and legends of the sioux. By. Marie L. McLaughlin. The notes of a song or a strain of music coming to us through the night not only give us pleasure by the melody they bring, but also give us knowledge of the character of the singer or of the instrument from which they proceed. In loving memory of my mother, MARY GRAHAM BUISSON, at whose knee most of the stories contained in this little volume. were told to me, this book is aectionately dedicated. I. n publishing these Myths of the Sioux, I deem it proper to state that I am of one-fourth Sioux blood.

Legend of standing rock. Story of the peace pipe. The unktomi (spider), two widows, and the red plums.

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