The Last Lords of Palenque: The Lacandon Mayas of the

Victor Perera

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For information about how to insert an image, see the Wiki Image Gallery. In Greek mythology, who flew too close to the Sun? But these beings fell apart when they got wet, so they made beings out of wood, but they proved unsatisfactory and caused trouble on the earth. The Dictionary of Phrase and Fable is a well-organized resource. The 24 hour point at the top represents midnight and the night and also North and Winter. If you are a favorite of your father then go to him for double canoes, with their fishing appurtenances, and men to paddle them.� When Kikihale heard these words of her husband she hastened to Kou, her father, and told him all that Puniaiki had said, and the request was promptly [246]executed.

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We Shall Live Again: The 1870 and 1890 Ghost Dance Movements

Russell Thornton

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What had been a seal was a white-skinned boy" So, selkies are a very common sight across Orkney. Nanabozho, fleeing before the angry waters, thought of his Indian children. His hope is that she will kill him, but of course he is so strong that he thrives under her training. The water rose to cover all but the tops of two or three mountains. Who was the ancient Egyptian redeemer god, husband of Isis? One night a magical dog crept into her cave and stretched out on the her bed beside her.

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Inner Mysteries of the Goths: Rune Lore & Secret Wisdom of

Nigel Pennick

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His other publications include studies of Shakespeare, 17th and 18th century literature, science fiction and an introductory text for students of literature, entitled Critical Thinking: A Guide to Interpreting Literary Texts (1989, 1994). Everyone laughed at jumpy Uncle Phil, who believed the world was largely populated with monsters and ghosts and spooks and witches and werewolves. If you travel to Bear Lake in Utah on a quiet day, you just might catch a glimpse of the Bear Lake Monster.

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A Treasury of Irish Folklore: The Stories, Traditions,

Padraic Colum

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Between the valleys of Pelekunu and Waikolu, juts out the bold, sharp headland of Haupu, forming the dividing ridge between them, and reminding one somewhat of an axe-head turned edge upward. With christianity she evolved into Saint Brigit. And not only that, but pretty well any religion/theology that stemmed from, or had it's roots from the same basic tenets/beliefs/source, with just some modifications and a new name and different hats etc. Derived from Greek iacho meaning "to shout". Then all the things he said that never happened.

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Fairy Tales and Romances

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Then in three days all the trees bore fruit. Smith, pp. 151-168] Long ago, there were a great many different tribes, and they quarrelled and made war on each other. But later, in colonial America, this long-historied wildflower was reduced to the status of a common pest in pastures: “It is a pernicious weed that spreads over the fields and spoils pasturage, choking the grass and infecting our horses and sheep.” said John Bartram writing in 1758. Thanks to sensationalized stories and stereotyping, sharks have become feared rather than revered.

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Maui, the Mischief Maker

Dietrich Varez

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These too were swept to sea. [ Salomon & Urioste, pp. 59-60] Paria Caca went to the village Huauqui Usa, which was celebrating a festival. This is the case in the widely spread story of the deserted child. At this the younger wife laughed furtively; the elder broke forth and said: �It is due to the slowness of the way you told us to employ in getting the water. Why, the whole plain is covered.� His father-in-law said, �A fine lot of fish, my boy.� Thus went life with them until the crops were ripe, when one day Kaopele said to his wife, who was now evidently with child, �If the child to be born is a boy, [81]name it Kalelealuaka; but if it be a girl, name it as you will, from your side of the family.� From his manner she felt uneasy and suspicious of him, and said, �Alas! do you intend to desert me?� Then Kaopele explained to his wife that he was not really going to leave her, as men are wont to forsake their wives, but he foresaw that that was soon to happen which was habitual to him, and he felt that on the night of the morrow a deep sleep would fall upon him (puni ka hiamoe), which would last for six months.

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Heritage of Anglian Crafts

Geoffrey M. Dixon

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The Creating Power floated on the sacred pipe and his huge pipe bag. I was questioned myself by a well-meaning, Catholic relative, who had been asked by my children to read from D’aulaire’s Book of Greek Myths. Of immense value to students of African culture, this book will also appeal to the many devoted readers of folklore and mythology. He then draped them with a white cloth and touched them with his magic wand. That instead is called "the scientific method" and "proven facts") Sometime later I took the time to look into the book and see what exactly was going on here anyway.

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The Yellow Fairy Book

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Fionn mac Cumhail was a legendary Irish hero who became all-wise by eating an enchanted salmon. Thor was the Norse god of strength, thunder and war, the son of Odin. My six year old, whom we home school, responded to questioning about the myths versus Scripture that the myths were created by people who “did not know about the real God.” Part of my daughter’s confidence in this comes from the different contexts in which she hears stories and in which she learns about her Christian faith.

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Aberrant Players Guide (Aberrant Roleplaying, WW8505)

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Examples can be found in the ancient world (the Iliad and Odyssey of Homer), in medieval Europe (the Nibelungenlied), and in modern times (the Serbo-Croatian epic poetry recorded in the 1930s). The subscribers of rec.food.sourdough did a "poor mans" version of the Dr. You can read more about the Juno Probe at Wikipedia, and you can follow the mission at Twitter! He lifted the cripple as before, and set him down on the brow of Puowaina (Punch Bowl Hill), and received from the grateful cripple, as a reward for his service, all the land of Waialua for his own.

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Mojo: Conjure Stories

Nalo Hopkinson

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God's wrath abated, he ordered the wind and water to abate. W. 'Myths of the Springsure Aborigines', Science of Man, 1899, New Series No 2, p.225. I will also concentrate mainly in the Celtic regions (eg. They tried to escape onto their houses, into trees, and into caves, but the houses collapsed, the trees threw them off, and the caves slammed shut. A group of ladies buy a flock of chickens but notice that the chickens start to act like the ladies!

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