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ERIC Number: ED168738
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: N/A
Pages: 26
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Coyote and the Crane--A Legend of the Yakimas.
George, Larry
Written in plain terms, printed in large type, and accompanied by illustrations, this legend of the Yakima Indians tells of how the crane came to be; it is the story of how Coyote turns a man into a crane because the man would not share his catch of fish. "In the old days people shared things. It was our way of life. If a person was hungry and had no food, others would share what they had... even if it was the last of what he had. It was told to us in the old stories of our people that the coyote man had something to do with this." This legend was reproduced to enhance young Yakima children's knowledge of their cultural heritage. It can be used at the Pre-school and Elementary levels and for Cultural Education information at the Secondary and Adult levels. (Author/DS)
Kamiakin Research Institute, P.O. Box 509, Toppenish, Washington 98948 ($2.50)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers: Oral Tradition; Yakima (Nation)