ERIC Number: ED171142
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
Pestomuhkati Atkuhkakonol. Pukcinsqehs. Kiwahqiyik. (Passamaquoddy Legends. The Tree-Stump Woman. The Giants).
Wabnaki Bilingual Educational Program, Indian Township, ME.
This illustrated reader contains Passamaquoddy versions of two traditional Wabnaki legends about Pukcinsquehs, the Tree-Stump Woman, who changes herself into a mosquito, and Koluskap, a giant, who turns people into fish. It is one of a series of readers containing Passamaquoddy legends and is intended for use in a bilingual education setting. Each page presents the text in the Passamaquoddy language and in a literal English translation. A glossary of unfamiliar and little-used words and a guide to pronunciation are provided at the end of the book. (AMH)
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian Languages, American Indians, Bilingual Education, Books, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education, Folk Culture, Instructional Materials, Language Instruction, Legends, Reading Instruction, Reading Materials, Tales, Uncommonly Taught Languages
Wabnaki Materials Development Fund, Indian Township School, Indian Township, Maine 04668 ($1.50 plus $1.00 for postage and handling per total order)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Creative Works
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Wabnaki Bilingual Educational Program, Indian Township, ME.
Identifiers: Elementary Secondary Education Act Title VII; Passamaquoddy (Tribe)