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People of the short blue corn

tales and legends of the Hopi Indians

by Courlander, Harold

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Published by H. Holt in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Arizona.,
  • Arizona
    • Subjects:
    • Hopi Indians -- Folklore.,
    • Tales -- Arizona.,
    • Hopi Indians -- Folklore.,
    • Indians of North America -- Arizona -- Folklore.,
    • Folklore -- Arizona.

    • About the Edition

      A collection of seventeen traditional tales from the Hopi.

      Edition Notes

      Originally published: New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1970.

      StatementHarold Courlander ; illustrated by Enrico Arno.
      ContributionsArno, Enrico, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE99.H7 C65 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination184 p. :
      Number of Pages184
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL800982M
      ISBN 100805035117
      LC Control Number95037318
      OCLC/WorldCa33102661

      Harold Courlander (Septem – Ma ) was an American novelist, folklorist, and anthropologist and an expert in the study of Haitian life. The author of 35 books and plays and numerous scholarly articles, Courlander specialized in the study of African, Caribbean, Afro-American, and Native American cultures. He took a special interest in oral literature, cults, and Afro Alma mater: University of Michigan. Blue Corn Maiden and the coming of Winter A Hopi Legend. Blue Corn Maiden was the prettiest of the corn maiden sisters. The Pueblo People loved her very much, and loved the delicious blue corn that she gave them all year long. Not only was Blue Corn Maiden beautiful, but .

      People of Corn: A Mayan Story. Harold Courlander,Enrico Arno (Illustrator) People of the Short Blue Corn: Tales and Legends of the Hopi Indians. Ramon A. Gutierrez When Jesus Came, the Corn Mothers Went Away: Marriage, Sexuality, and Power in New Mexico, Native American culture is explored in The People of the Short Blue Corn: Tales and Legends of the Hopi Indians (). Courlander gathered these legends directly from Hopi storytellers, but noted that tales varied depending on how each Hopi tribe told it. The papers contain a carbon typescript, with minor editing by the author.

        Into the Blue revisits the remarkable trajectory of Americans in air and space, gathering sixty of the best eyewitness and participant narratives from Benjamin Franklin's letters on the first hot air balloons to Chris Jones's account of being marooned on the International Space Station. Here are those who made flight happen: Orville and Wilbur Wright, self-taught pioneers whose homespun /5(10). Corn Mother, also called Corn Maiden, mythological figure believed, among indigenous agricultural tribes in North America, to be responsible for the origin of corn (maize).The story of the Corn Mother is related in two main versions with many variations. In the first version (the “immolation version”), the Corn Mother is depicted as an old woman who succors a hungry tribe, frequently.


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People of the Short Blue Corn: Tales and legends of the Hopi Indians. Using two summers' worth of experiences living with the Hopi Indians and learning their legends, a noted folklorist introduces a collection of the timeless tales of the Southwestern Native American culture.

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People of the Short Blue Corn: Tales and Legends of the Hopi Indians by Harold Courlander () Mass Market Paperback – January 1, /5(2). The Hardcover of the People of the Short Blue Corn: Tales and Legends of the Hopi Indians by Harold Courlander, Enrico Arno | at Barnes & Noble.

FREE B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events HelpPages: People of the Short Blue Corn: Tales and Legends of the Hopi Indians Courlander, Harold and Arno, Enrico/5(8). Primary, of course, is the myth of ""How the People Came from the Lower World"" and the languages were given out, and the corn that would determine each people's fate—the Hopi, slow in choosing, were left with the short blue ear signifying ""a lite of work and hardship.

People of the Short Blue Corn: Tales and Legends of the Hopi Indians. first edition Hardcover New York. by Courlander, Harold. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Book. Very good+ condition.

Hardcover. First Edition. Octavo (8vo). pages of text including a pronunciation guide and a glossary. Hardcover binding in almost new. The land of the Hopis -- How the people came from the lower world -- Coyote helps decorate the night -- Sikakokuh and the hunting dog -- The beetle's hairpiece -- Joshokiklay and the eagle -- Mockingbird gives out the calls -- The boy who crossed the great water and returned -- Coyote and the crying song -- Honwyma and the bear fathers of Tokoanave -- Two friends, Coyote and Bull Snake Pages: People of the short blue corn: tales and legends of the Hopi Indians.

[Harold Courlander; Enrico Arno] -- Seventeen tales and legends reflecting the hardships of the Hopis' desert life. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. People of the short blue corn: tales and legends of the Hopi Indians. [Harold Courlander; Enrico Arno] -- A collection of seventeen traditional tales from the Hopi.

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Fine book with no significant wear, clean interior with no writing inside. Inv: OBC Seller assumes all responsibility for this Rating: % positive. Get this from a library. Hopi tales: from the book People of the short blue corn. [Harold Courlander; Jack Moyles]. Courlander, Harold, and Enrico Arno, People of the Short Blue Corn: Tales and Legends of the Hopi Indians, Henry Holt, Curry, Jane Louise, The Wonderful Sky Boat: And Other Native American Tales from the Southeast, McEldery, Fussell, Betty, Story of Corn, University of New Mexico, People of the Short Blue Corn: Tales and Legends of the Hopi Indians by Harold Courlander A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition.

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Click to read more about People of the Short Blue Corn: Tales and Legends of the Hopi Indians by Harold Courlander. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for bookloversAuthor: Harold Courlander. tolerant. Navajo people have used juniper ash in their blue corn recipes.

Juniper Ash adds flavor, nutritional value, and improves the absorption of niacin. Juniper Ash is added to a recipe by mixing it in very hot water then strained before it is added to the dough or.

The traditional Hopi blue corn varieties are extremely drought-tolerant, deep-rooted, and somewhat short plants, seldom exceeding 4 to 5 feet in height. The Rio Grande pueblo blue corn varieties are taller, reaching 5–7 feet, higher yielding, and not as drought-tolerant as the Hopi varieties.

Both varieties of blue corn prefer deep, sandy soils. This book gives students insight in to the beginning history and culture of the traditional Hopi people. People of the Short Blue Corn: Tales and Legends of the Hopi Indians by Harold Courlander.

This book is a collection of folk stories that deeply depict the cultural formations and roots of the Hopi tribe. Yes. If it is picked while it is still green, the way sweet corn is, it ios exactly like sweet corn in texture and preparation methods.

Sweet cron has almost twice as much sugar as blue corn, so.The blue corn brought with it a long and difficult life, but it also meant that the Hopi would survive all hard times. Farming in Hopi lands is indeed difficult.

The growing season is short and rainfall averages only 10 to 12 inches a year. Strong winds and high temperatures quickly dry up what moisture there is.People of the Short Blue Corn: Tales and Legends of the Hopi Indians by Harold Courlander Be the first to review this item Noted folklorist Harold Courlander spent two summers with the Hopi, learning their legends and stories.