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Legends of the Yosemite Miwok

Frank R. LaPena

Legends of the Yosemite Miwok

by Frank R. LaPena

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Published by Yosemite Association, Heyday Books in Yosemite National Park, Calif, Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Miwok Indians -- Folklore,
  • Folklore -- California -- Yosemite Valley

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementcompiled by Frank La Pena, Craig D. Bates and Steven P. Medley ; illustrated by Harry Fonseca.
    GenreFolklore.
    ContributionsBates, Craig D., Medley, Steven P., 1949-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE99.M69 L36 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17873583M
    ISBN 109781597140737
    LC Control Number2007013025

    This short little book was written by one of the pioneers of Yosemite National Park, Galen Clark. In Clark was the first white person to view the Mariposa Grove, a stand of old-growth redwoods which are some of the largest living organisms on the planet. As a fourth grade teacher in California, I have the pleasure of teaching California history. This book is a great retelling of an old Miwok Indian legend set in Yosemite Valley. Locals, Robert and Daniel San Souci write and illustrate a fun story that tells of the formation of El Capitan in Yosemite.

      Yosemite National Park booklets claim Bautista was the Miwok captain of the Yosemite Native Americans. Let’s examine the reports about Chief Bautista’s early life and also the legends of the Southern Sierra Miwuks which California Indian ethnologist C. Hart Merriam wrote about in . In his book, Legends of the Yosemite Miwok, page , Craig Bates worte about Dr. Lafayette Houghton Bunnell “But much of what is known about the Yosemite Miwok at .

    A Miwok Legend. In a valley of California called Ahwahanee, which the white people call Yosemite, is a big rock called Too-Tock-Awn-oo-Lah. The white people call this rock, El Capitan. In the olden days, when Awahnee was young, Too-Tock-Awn-oo-Lah was a tiny rock no taller than your own head.   If you ever read the book “Legends of the Yosemite Miwoks”, you might come across the legend of Tissayack, the legend of Yosemite’s beautiful Half Dome. In the “Legends of the Yosemite Miwok” written by Yosemite National Park’s Craig Bates and others you will read the ‘sanitized’ version of .


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Legends of the Yosemite Miwok by Frank R. LaPena Download PDF EPUB FB2

Legends of the Yosemite Miwok is authentic and a good first book on Miwok legends. The other reviewer apparently has an ax to grind about surviving present-day Miwok. The original Ahwahnees died in the early s from some European disease. Chief Tenaya's band in the mids was composed of Miwok, Paiute, and other Native peoples/5(6).

The majority of the Legends are from different tribes and not Yosemite Miwok. There actually were no Yosemite Miwoks.

Some of the legends are made up, some are Central Miwoks, Some are Yokut, and some are Paiute the late s C. Hart Merriam finally admitted to. Legends of the Yosemite Miwok - Frank R.

LaPena - Google Books Read Legends of the Yosemite Miwok book the greed of His'-sik the Skunk, about how Ah-ha'-le the coyote created humans, and. Legends of the Yosemite Miwok is authentic and a good first book on Miwok legends. The other reviewer apparently has an ax to grind about surviving present-day Miwok.

The original Ahwahnees died in the early s from some European disease. Chief Tenaya's band in the mids was composed of Miwok, Paiute, and other Native peoples/5.

Legends of the Yosemite Miwok. [Frank R LaPena; Craig D Bates; Steven P Medley] -- Contains illustrated retellings of eighteen legends of the Native American people of the Yosemite area of California. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: xii, 89 pages: color illustrations ; 22 cm: Responsibility: compiled by Frank La Pena, Craig D.

I found the book Legends of the Yosemite Miwok at the Groveland library through this “research”. Although the book has none of the Bower Cave history I was looking for it does contain a number short tales that tell of how the sun came to the Valley, how the.

Both creators are male in some tribal traditions, but in Miwok mythology, Silver Fox is portrayed as female. Miwok Indian Folklore Miwok Myths: Collection of Miwok myths and legends.

Myths and Legends of the Yosemite Valley: Online book of Miwok legends from Yosemite. Miwok Creation Myth Dawn of the World: Miwok myths about the origin of the world. The Legend of To-tau-kon-nu'-la and Tis-sa'-ack is made up of fragments of mythological lore obtained from a number of old Indians at various times during the past fifty years.

It varies somewhat from other legends which have been published p. Sentinel Rock – Chapter 13 – Discovery of the Yosemite. When looking at the book “Legends of the Yosemite Miwoks” written by Craig Bates we Paiutes noticed that there was no mention of the original Paiutes who lived in Yosemite.

There could not be any “Yosemite Miwok Legends” without the Mono Lake Paiutes. This engaging retelling of the Southern Sierra Miwok legend features the great Yosemite Valley monolith, El Capitan, and how it came to be.

Mother Grizzly Bear thinks that her two playful cubs are /5(3). Frank Lapena is the author of Legends of the Yosemite Miwok ( avg rating, 7 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Dream Songs and Ceremony ( avg r /5(15).

Here is a delightful retelling of an authentic Southern Sierra Miwok legend concerning the origin of Yosemite Valley's El Capitan rock.

Mother Grizzly Bear thinks that her two playful cubs are /5(3). A Miwok Legend. Long, long ago before the white man came to the West, a large happy tribe of peaceful Indians lived among the trees of beautiful Oak Canyon.

This spectacular place is now known as Yosemite Valley, situated in Yosemite National Park, California. In the beginning these peaceful Indians were called Ah-wah-nees, meaning "Deep Grass Valley," which was the first name given to Yosemite Valley.

Book about the Yosemite Indians (Yosemite Miwok and Paiute) we come almost immediately into the realm of myth and legend, from which it is impossible to extract any element of attested fact. But from the Indian legends, filtered through the imagination of the white folk, we can draw out a fairly consistent story which, in the absence of.

Two Bear Cubs: A Miwok Legend from California's Yosemite Valley Hardcover – June 1, by Robert D. San Souci (Author), Daniel San Souci (Illustrator) out of 5 stars 19 ratings See all formats and editionsReviews:   Here is a delightful retelling of an authentic Southern Sierra Miwok legend concerning the origin of Yosemite Valley's El Capitan rock.

Mother Grizzly Bear thinks that her two playful cubs are wrestling and having fun along the Merced River in Yosemite Valley while she is checking her fish traps.4/5(12). Legends of the Yosemite Miwok (Yosemite Association, ) by Frank La Pena, Craig D.

Bates, & Steven P. Medley. Authentic Miwok legends, with color illustrations. For children or adults. The Miwok In Yosemite (Yosemite Association, ) by Craig D. Bates. Brief description of the Miwok in the words of Miwok people. 1 Craig D. Bates, The Miwok in Yosemite, (The Yosemite Association, ).

2 from Katharine Berry Judson, The Project Gutenberg Etext of Myths and Legends of California and the Old Southwest (Champaign, Illinois: Project Gutenberg, ). 3 National Park Service, "Geology Field Notes: Yosemite National Park, California" (National Park Service, Geologic Resources Division, ).

Two Bear Cubs is a legend that comes from the Miwok Native American People in California’s Yosemite Valley. In this tale, two bear cubs do not heed their mother’s advice and wander off, falling asleep on a. The story turned from the Paiutes being used incorrectly for Miwok history to 4 people claiming Yosemite was Miwok.

You can see the problems we Paiutes have with the Visitor Center by hitting the website link. Scott Gediman claims that there is no proof that photos were of Paiutes, yet their own books and Yosemite Research Library state.Legends of the Yosemite Miwok: La, Pena Frank, Medley, Steven P., Bates, Craig D.: Books - 5/5(1).This enormously popular children's book is a delightful retelling of the Southern Sierra Miwok legend of the mountain El Capitan and how it came to be.

Mother Grizzly Bear thinks that her two playful cubs are wrestling and having fun along the Merced River in Yosemite Valley while she is checking her fish traps.