Originally published in 1905, this book brings together 22 traditional Delaware Indian stories. Four of the legends have been re-translated into the Delaware language by native speakers, revealing the transformation of a transliterated Delaware text into an English-language story.I have caught the turkey and am making the bear lard nice.aquot; They explained to him that they did not mean a live turkey; that turkey meat was usually better when cooked in bear lard. aquot;Well, aquot; he said, aquot;if you had told me that I might have had theanbsp;...
|Title||:||Legends of the Delaware Indians and Picture Writing|
|Author||:||Richard Calmit Adams, Deborah Nichols|
|Publisher||:||Syracuse University Press - 2000|