History and Folklore of the Cowichan Indians

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9780922993116: History and Folklore of the Cowichan Indians

The daughter of the former governor of British Columbia, Harris (1854-1933) decried the loss of customs and character by the Cowichan tribe of Vancouver in the late 1800s, and collected these 20 folktales both of the Cowichan and of the Cree, among whom were her ancestors. The 1901 edition was published by the Colonist Print and Publishing Company of Victoria, British Columbia. Editor Paul J. Lindholdt (American literature, composition, and environmental literature; Eastern Washington U.) has corrected grammatical and factual errors, but otherwise preserved the text and the illustrations by Margaret C. Maclure. Annotation 2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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This is a reprint of a classic 1901 book. The first 14 chapters are stories and folktales about the Cowichan Indians. The last six are about the Cree Indians. Martha Douglas Harris was born in 1854 and died in 1933.

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Dr. Paul J. Lindholdt edited the book and wrote an introduction for it. He is associate professor of English at Eastern Washington University.

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