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The Island That Moves: Shamanistic Practices and Psychic Posturing in One Naskapi Myth from Little Whale River.
Ballard, Charles G. – 1988
This paper analyzes religious, psychological, artistic, and environmental elements in one Naskapi myth, and provides a means of understanding the world of the Montagnais and Naskapi hunting tribes of the Labrador Peninsula. In "Ayas'i's Son," the (unnamed) hero is falsely accused of rape by his father's youngest wife. The son is exiled…
Descriptors: American Indian Literature, American Indians, Canada Natives, Environmental Influences