Haa Shuká, Our Ancestors: Tlingit Oral Narratives

Nora Marks Dauenhauer Richard Dauenhauer


Haa Shuká, Our Ancestors: Tlingit Oral Narratives

Haa Shuká, Our Ancestors: Tlingit Oral Narratives

  • Title: Haa Shuká, Our Ancestors: Tlingit Oral Narratives
  • Author: Nora Marks Dauenhauer Richard Dauenhauer
  • ISBN: 9780295964959
  • Page: 286
  • Format: Paperback

Haa Shuk, Our Ancestors Tlingit Oral Narratives by Nora The stories were recorded from the s to the present by twelve tradition bearers who where passing down for future generations the accounts of haa shuka, The stories were recorded from the s to the present by twelve tradition bearers who where passing down for future generations the accounts of haa shuka, which means our ancestors. University of Washington Press Books Haa Shuk, Our The stories were recorded from the s to the present by twelve tradition bearers who where passing down for future generations the accounts of haa shuka, which means our ancestors. Book Nora Richard Dauenhauer, Haa Shuk, Our Ancestors Haa Shuka, Our Ancestors Tlingit Oral Narratives features eleven classic stories by elders, including Naatsilanei the origin of the killer whale , The Strong Man, The Woman Who Married the Bear, Kaats The Man Who Married the Bear , and two stories about the coming of the white man. Why We Do It Sealaska Corporation Why We Do It Respect for Haa Shuk our past, present and future and a deep seated sense of responsibility for preserving and enhancing our culture, our land and the capacity and well being of our Haa Shuk, Our Ancestors Sitka Art Blog Jan , January Literature Circle th Grade Haa Shuk Our Ancestors Classics of Tlingit Oral Literature Edited by Nora Marks Dauenhauer and Richard Dauenhauer Now for something completely different Read at least the Introduction to page , and the stories Strong Man Glacier Bay History, both of them Woman Who Married a Bear one ABOUT Sealaska Heritage He practiced our traditional Native values, especially the concept of haa shuk honoring our past while preparing a better future for our children s children In , Dr Soboleff walked into the forest at age But his accomplishments, and the people whose lives he touched, live on The Walter Soboleff Building is a physical Who We Are Sealaska Corporation Haa Aan itl Tlaga Na Yuubm Our Land Sealaska s purpose is to strengthen people, culture and homelands We have strengthened business with culture since We are a Native institution owned by than , shareholders whose core Native values guide all that Sealaska does and represent the rich heritage of the Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian people.



These gripping and powerful prose narratives relate monumental events in the lives of the forebears of Tlingit clans, from the prehistoric migration to the coast of Southeast Alaska to the first contact with Europeans The stories were recorded from the 1960s to the present by twelve tradition bearers who where passing down for future generations the accounts of haa shuka,These gripping and powerful prose narratives relate monumental events in the lives of the forebears of Tlingit clans, from the prehistoric migration to the coast of Southeast Alaska to the first contact with Europeans The stories were recorded from the 1960s to the present by twelve tradition bearers who where passing down for future generations the accounts of haa shuka, which means our ancestors Their narratives tell of the origin of social and spiritual concepts and explain the complex relationships among members of a given clan to their relatives in other clans, to spirits of the land where the vents took place, to the spirits of departed ancestors, and to the spirits of various animals, including killer whale and bear.The focus here is on the stories and story tellers themselves, who lived amazingly different lives, reflecting in a small way the complexity of Tlingit life in the twentieth century, a period characterized by unprecedented political, economic, and social change The stories were told in Tlingit and then transcribed from the tape recorded versions The editors have attempted to write these stories the way they were told, and to then translate them into English keeping the unique Tlingit oral style.This book will be of interest to the general reader of Native American literature and comparative literature, as well as to folklorists, linguists, and anthropologists Of special interest to linguist will be the new texts transcribed in three different Tlingit dialects containing many hitherto unattested grammatical forms.


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This outstanding collection of Tlingit legends were painstakingly recorded and transcribed, then translated for this book. They appear in the original language with facing translation into English, and the introduction includes notes of vocabulary and grammar which will be invaluable to the student of the Tlinget language, no doubt. I myself am not one of them. The care with which they have been presented verbatim gives an intimate sense of the material and how it was conveyed as an oral traditi [...]

This is the first book I've read where traditional stories are formatted in a manner reflecting their delivery (i.e. not as paragraphs but each line a phrase as spoken). The Tlingit faces an English translation. It's neat to so directly enter their world--I want to read more--but the gap between our cultural frames means I'm missing plenty.


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