Judson. Myths and Legends of the Pacific Northwest

Today's free book is Myths and Legends of the Pacific Northwest, especially of Washington and Oregon by Katharine Berry Judson. You can find out more about this book in the Pacific Northwest unit of the Myth-Folklore UnTextbook.

For the table of contents, check at the bottom of this post below the image.

The book is available at Internet Archive and Hathi Books. There is a free audiobook at LibriVox also!



The Origin of Daylight — Nanaimo
How Silver-Fox created the World — Hat Creek
How Kemush created the World — Klamath
The Robe of Kemush — Klamath
How Qawaneca created the World
How Old Man Above created the World — Sbastan
Old Man Above and the Grizzlies — Shastan
Duration of Life Klamath
How Coyote stole Fire
How Beaver stole Fire — Nez Perce
How Dog stole Fire — Pit River 
The Bridge of the Gods
The Dalles
The Story of Ashish Klamath
Creation of Mankind — Pit River 
As-ai-yahal — Tillamook
The Golden Age Time
The First Totem Pole — Kwakiutl
Spirit of Snow
Owl and Raven — Eskimo
Cradle Song — Modoc
Woodrat and Rabbits — Modoc
Quarrel of Sun and Moon — Siouan
Chinook Wind — Yakima
The Miser of Takhoma — Cowlitz
Why there are no Snakes on Takhoma
Cry-because-he-had-no-wife — Nez Perce
How Coyote got his Cunning — Shastan
The Naming of Creation — Nez Perce
The Bird Chief
The Spell of the Laughing Raven — Klamath
Origin of the Thunder Bird
Mount Edgecomb, Alaska
An Indian's Vow to the Thunder Gods
Chinook Ghosts — Chinook
The Memaloose Islands — Klickitat
A Visiting Ghost — Teton
Origin of the Tribes — Chinook
How the Okanogans became Red — Okanogan
The Copper Canoe — Nootka
Origin of Mineral Springs
How the Ermine got its Necklace — Athabascan
Coyote and Grizzly — Nez Perce
Coyote and the Dragon
Origin of Spokane Falls — Flathead
Coyote in the Buffalo Country — Flathead
Coyote and the Salmon — Klamath
Falls of the Willamette
Tallapus and the Cedar — Clatsop
How Coyote was Killed
Old Grizzly and Old Antelope — Klamath
Legend of the Klickitat Basket — Klickitat
The Northern Lights — Wabanaki





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