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The book contains fifteen tales. The first, Basket Woman, for example, tells about a white boy who is afraid of Indians but comes to understand them through dreams. It contains an Indian version of the biblical flood that covered most of the earth.
The book contains fifteen tales. The second, which has the same characters, attempts to teach that the Indians are better off today than their ancestors. The third is about a stream that has a good life and which helps people and vegetation, until it decides to move on to what it thinks will be a better life.
The Basket Woman was the only Indian that he had seen. She would come walking across the mesa with a great cone-shaped carrier basket heaped with brushwood on her shoulders, stooping under it and easing the weight by a buckskin band about her forehead
The Basket Woman was the only Indian that he had seen. She would come walking across the mesa with a great cone-shaped carrier basket heaped with brushwood on her shoulders, stooping under it and easing the weight by a buckskin band about her forehead.
The Arrow-Maker, A Drama in Three Acts. The Land of Little Rain. Drag & drop your files (not more than 5 at once).
The Basket Woman book. Mary Austin wrote The Basket Woman: A Book Of Indian Tales as a kind of sequel to her masterpiece, The Land of Little Rain. Both books deal with the things she learned, mostly from the local Paiute Indians at the nearby campoodie in the Eastern Sierras. She lived in Independence, California, not far from Lone Pine and even closer to Manzanar, the most famous of the Japanese internment centers during World War Two.
Austin, Mary Hunter, 1868-1934. The basket woman-Second story. The stream that ran away. The coyote-spirit and the weaving woman. The cheerful glacier. The crooked fi. The sugar pine. The white-barked pine.
From photograph by A. A. Forbes THE BASKET WOMAN].
A book of indian tales for children. Boston, new york, and chicago houghton mifflin company. The Riverside Press, Cambridge. From photograph by A. In preparing this volume of western myths for school use the object hasbeen not so much to provide authentic Indian Folk-tales, as to presentcertain aspects of nature as they appear in the myth-making mood, thatis to say, in the form of strongest appeal to the child mind.
One of the early nature writers of the American Southwest, her classic The Land of Little Rain (1903) describes the fauna, flora and people as well as evoking the mysticism and spirituality of the region between the High Sierra and the Mojave Desert of southern California.
Mary Hunter Austin01 January 1910. You can read books purchased on Google Play using your computer's web browser. eReaders and other devices. To read on E Ink devices like the Sony eReader or Barnes & Noble Nook, you'll need to download a file and transfer it to your device.
Boston, new york, and chicago houghton mifflin company.
The stream that ran away. Books by Mary Austin. HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY Boston and New York. The Arrow-Maker: A Drama in Three Acts. By Mary Hunter Austin. California The Land of the Sun.
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