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Product Description: This collection of tales represents and preserves the oral heritage of Arctic and Subarctic ethnic groups, so that their stories are no longer in danger of becoming lost to future generations.• More than 30 tales from the Arctic and Subarctic regions of Siberia, Scandinavia, Greenland, Alaska, and Canada • Brief cultural histories of the ethnic groups Inuit, Saami, Yupik, Siberian and northern European Russian, Dene, Innu, and Alaskan Inupiat • Photographs contributed by Canadian photographer Paul Northcott, teacher Joyce Hill, St...read more
By Bonnie C. Marshall (other contributor) and Kira Van Deusen (editor)

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9781591587613 | 1 edition (Libraries Unltd Inc, January 18, 2011), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: This collection of tales represents and preserves the oral heritage of Arctic and Subarctic ethnic groups, so that their stories are no longer in danger of becoming lost to future generations.

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Product Description: How do shape-shifting shamans, a giant cannibalistic bumblebee, and human marriage with animals speak to Canadian Inuit and Siberian indigenous peoples today? How can artists present ancient legend in live performance and film with sensitivity to the source?

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9780773534995 | McGill Queens Univ Pr, March 1, 2009, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: How do shape-shifting shamans, a giant cannibalistic bumblebee, and human marriage with animals speak to Canadian Inuit and Siberian indigenous peoples today?

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Product Description: Singing Story, Healing Drum explores the shamanic practices, worldview, oral traditions, and music of the Turkic peoples of Tuva and Khakassia (south Siberia), past and present. It is based on the author's fieldwork since 1993, conducting interviews, recording stories, participating in rituals and everyday life...read more

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9780773526167 | McGill Queens Univ Pr, June 1, 2004, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: Endlessly fascinating, often moving, and a must read for anyone interested in the cultures of Siberia.
9780072435993, titled "A Topical Approach to Life-Span Development" | McGraw-Hill, September 1, 2001, cover price $71.88 | also contains A Topical Approach to Life-Span Development

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9780295984186 | Univ of Washington Pr, August 31, 2004, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Singing Story, Healing Drum explores the shamanic practices, worldview, oral traditions, and music of the Turkic peoples of Tuva and Khakassia (south Siberia), past and present.

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Product Description: Storytelling bridges culture, history, and spirituality. In The Flying Tiger Kira Van Deusen takes us into the world of the female shamans of the Amur, presenting over fifty traditional stories she recorded in the 1990s from the people of the taiga forest in the Russian Far East...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780773521551 | McGill Queens Univ Pr, March 1, 2001, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: Outsiders to the culture have long focused on the physical artifacts of shamanism - like the costume and drum - and on ritual healing practices, but far less is known about the images shamans and storytellers use to entertain, heal, and educate.

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9780773521568 | McGill Queens Univ Pr, March 1, 2001, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: Storytelling bridges culture, history, and spirituality.

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Product Description: A girl marries a whale, and her story reminds the Siberian Yupik about humans’ relationship with the animals who sustain them. A reindeer herder spends the winter in a bear’s den, and his story shows the Chukchi how despair can become courage...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780295978413 | Univ of Washington Pr, November 1, 1999, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: A girl marries a whale, and her story reminds the Siberian Yupik about humans’ relationship with the animals who sustain them.

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9780295978420 | Univ of Washington Pr, October 1, 1999, cover price $30.00 | also contains Ultrathin Book Light - Black

By Alexei Sedipkov (illustrator) and Kira Van Deusen

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9780964771604 | Udagan Books, January 1, 1996, cover price $9.95

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