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A Treasury of Eskimo Tales

A Treasury of Eskimo Tales

Notes: Contains 31 folktales gathered from the Eskimo living in North America.

Author: Clara Kern Bayliss
Published: 1922
Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, USA

0. Preface

1.The Baby Eskimo


3.The Giant


5.The Woman Magician

6.The Bird Wife

7.The Spirit of the Singing House

8.The Tornit

9.The Flight to the Moon

10.What the Man in the Moon Did

11.The Guest

12.The Origin of the Narwhal

13.What the Eskimo Believes

14.The First Man

15.The First Woman

16.Other Men

17.Man's First Grief

18.Up to the Top of the Sky, and Down to the Bottom of the Sea

19.Taking Away the Sun

20.The Dwarf People

21.What Happened to the Lone Woman of St. Michael

22.Why the Moon Waxes and Wanes

23.Chunks of Daylight

24.The Red Bear

25.The Last of the Thunderbirds

26.Raven Makes an Ocean Voyage

27.The Red Skeleton

28.The Marmot and the Raven

29.Origin of the Winds

30.Raven and the Geese

31.Even a Grass Plant Can Become Someone if it Tries

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