Yosemite Legends by Bertha H. Smith

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Yosemite Legends book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Originally published inthe legends included are: Yo-sem-i-te, Larg /5(3). Excerpt from Yosemite Legends About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books.

Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst Author: Bertha H. Smith. Po-Ho-No and Other Yosemite Legends: including In The Far Beginning of Years Primitive Myths of the Yosemite Indians [Elinor Shane Smith, Moira Wallace, E.

Dickinson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Po-Ho-No and Other Yosemite Legends: including In The Far Beginning of Years Primitive Myths of the Yosemite IndiansAuthor: Elinor Shane Smith. Yosemite Legends Bertha H. Smith. This is a Facsimile PDF. It has 92 pages. Description. Beautifully illustrated, this short book contains 6 stories including Yosemite, Large Grizzly Bear; Po-Ho-No, Spirit Of The Evil Wind; Hum-Moo, The Lost Arrow; Py-we-ack, the White Water; Kom-po-pai-ses, Leaping Frog Rocks; and Tu-tock-ah-nu-lah and Tis-sa.

Yosemite Legends Contents: Yo-sem-i-te, Large Grizzly Bear -- Po-ho-no, Spirit of the Evil Wind -- Hum-moo, the Lost Arrow -- Py-we-ack, the White Water Yosemite Legends book Tu-tock-ah-nu-lah and Tis-sa-ack -- Kom-po-pai-ses, Leaping Frog Rocks. Language: English: LoC Class: PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature: Subject: Yosemite Valley.

Indians of North America -- California Folklore, Indians of North America -- Folklore, Indians of North America -- California Yosemite Valley, Yosemite Valley (Calif.) -- Legends Publisher San Francisco, Calif.: P. Elder Collection cdl; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor University of California Libraries Language English.

Legends of the Yosemite Miwok is authentic and a good first book on Miwok legends. The other reviewer apparently has an ax to grind about surviving present-day Miwok. The original Ahwahnees died in the early s from some European disease. Chief Tenaya's band in the mids was composed of Miwok, Paiute, and other Native s: 6.

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Software. An illustration of two photographs. Yosemite legends Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. Chapter Seven MYTHS AND LEGENDS. The Indians of the Yosemite Valley and vicinity have a great fund of mythological lore, which has been handed down verbally from generation to generation for hundreds of years, but they are very reluctant to speak of these legends to white people, and it is extremely difficult to get reliable information on the subject.

LEGEND OF TU-TOK-A’NA “When El Capitan was but a boulder,” is an expression sometimes heard in Yosemite. This refers to a time before Tu-tok-a-na distinguished himself among all the wild folk of Yosemite. El Capitan, according to legend, was not always the massive cliff it is today.

Stapled Wraps. Condition: Very Good +. Moira Wallace and E. Dickinson (illustrator). This is a collection of Yosemite Indian tales and legends regarding the area of the Yosemite Valley in California.

The book contains illustrations, and a list of works consulted. This copy is clean and solid. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

Seller Inventory. Yosemite legends. by Bertha H Smith,Lundborg, Yosemite Legends book, ill,Tomoye Press, printer. Share your thoughts Complete your review.

Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it. " YOSEMITE LEGENDS. by Bertha Smith. San Francisco: Paul Elder, A fine copy. Square setting book with no loose signatures or wear to the binding.

Interior is crisp with tissue guards. This book is rather difficult to find in Yosemite Legends book condition. " See all. Standard red cover of “Yosemite Legends” One of the most collectible titles in the Paul Elder catalog, Yosemite Legends () is also one of the best en original tonalist illustrations by Florence Lundborg, combined with Native American themes makes this a very attractive book.

Das Boot is a tale about strength, courage, determination and an undying sense of adventure in the mountains of Yosemite. Book Now () A Modern Day Yosemite Legend By John P. DeGrazio. Some legends are made.

Others are born. I could tell you many strange stories from Yosemite – I lived in a house that was likely haunted, as it was on the edge of the cemetery, which was established prior toand had lights that turned on and off at random times on their own.

I could tell you about the legends of Yosemite; the Pohono spirit, and the crying child. I found the book Legends of the Yosemite Miwok at the Groveland library through this “research”. Although the book has none of the Bower Cave history I was looking for it does contain a number short tales that tell of how the sun came to the Valley, how the.

Yosemite National Park was established in and draws about 4 million visitors each year. Many of those people could tell you some creepy stories about Yosemite. Whether it was a creepy voice on the wind or a large rustle in the forest, the vast, open wilderness can cause some serious unease.

Genre/Form: Myths and legends: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Smith, Bertha H. Yosemite legends. San Francisco: P. Elder, © (DLC) Po-ho-no and Other Yosemite Legends: Including "In the Far Beginning of Years," Primitive Myths of the Yosemite Indians Elinor Shane Smith E.

Smith - Indians of North America - 39 pages. PO-HO-NO AND OTHER YOSEMITE LEGENDS. Elinore Shane Smith. Published by Elinore Shane Smith, Unknown () Used. First Edition. Softcover. 39 pages, this book was copyrighted by Elinore Shane Smith, no visible date but appears to be in the early 's's, book is clean, complete, and tight and in remarkable condition for its age.

CIRCA Book Edition: First Edition. Legends of the Yosemite Miwok. [Frank R LaPena; Craig D Bates] -- This is an entertaining collection of some of the most representative Miwok legends from the Yosemite region Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Summary: This is an entertaining collection of some of the most representative Miwok legends from the Yosemite region.

So many books on Native American legends, including Miwok, contain "fabricated" legends that romanticize Native Americans or otherwize bend legends to the writer's agenda (whether it's environmental, cultural, or historic).

Legends of the Yosemite Miwok is authentic and a good first book on Miwok legends. The beginnings of human life in the Yosemite Valley are shrouded in inpenetrable mystery.

As we seek to trace back the history of the people who were occupying the region when white men entered its fastness, we come almost immediately into the realm of myth and legend, from which it is impossible to extract any element of attested fact.

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Internet Archive BookReader Yosemite legends. One of the most persistent locations of strange legends and mysterious occurrences within Yosemite National Park is a place called Tenaya Canyon, which runs from Tenaya lake to meander through the landscape in a series of picturesque deep pools, waterfalls and flowing cascades to its final destination of a stark drop into another deep canyon at the granite mountain called Cloud’s Rest.

Pterodactyls in Yosemite. Another possibility is that Yosemite and other national parks in America are inhabited by wild humans. Paulides mentions the case of a 6-year-old boy who vanished in in the Great Smoky Mountains. Those looking for him spotted a man in the bushes carrying something over his shoulder.

The Origin of Yosemite A Miwok Legend. Long, long ago before the white man came to the West, a large happy tribe of peaceful Indians lived among the trees of beautiful Oak Canyon. This spectacular place is now known as Yosemite Valley, situated in Yosemite National Park, California.

I just published a kids book this year about the legend of Elmer in Yosemite. A tale that has been around some have said since the ’s. It also has some great tips for kids who are camping Yosemite.

I think that it might just be good enough to be on your favorite list soon. ‎A land of vast beauty and constant change, Yosemite National Park never ceases to amaze and inspire its visitors. And fiction writer Jonathan Williams, an avid camper and fan, is no exception.

In four charming short stories, he captures the Park’s diverse landscape and unique wilderness, using it as. If you ever read the book “Legends of the Yosemite Miwoks”, you might come across the legend of Tissayack, the legend of Yosemite’s beautiful Half Dome.

In the “Legends of the Yosemite Miwok” written by Yosemite National Park’s Craig Bates. The Lore and the Lure of the Yosemite The Indians Their Customs, Legends and Beliefs, and the Story of Yosemite Herbert Earl Wilson [] Jump to contents Start Reading.

This short book about Yosemite Valley and its original inhabitants was written early in the 20th century. Of particular interest are the photographs, which are all in the. Ansel Adams () was the most honored American photographer of the twentieth h the exhibition and publication of his work, his writings, and his leadership in the Sierra Club, Adams was also a prescient and highly effective voice in.

Read about the greed of His'-sik the Skunk, about how Ah-ha'-le the coyote created humans, and about the quarreling couple who became Half Dome and North Dome. For centuries these stories have instructed and entertained the Indians of Yosemite. Presented here in a form that represents, as closely as possible, the way they were traditionally told--and beautifully illustrated with the artwork of.

Florence Lundborg ( – Janu ) was an American illustrator, poster artist, and painter known for her book illustrations and wartime paintings.

She was a member, with Gelett Burgess, of the San Francisco group "Les Jeunes", who published The Lark in the s; Lundborg designed some of the covers.

Lundborg spent the winter of studying in Paris with James Abbott. In his book, Legends of the Yosemite Miwok, pageCraig Bates worte about Dr. Lafayette Houghton Bunnell “But much of what is known about the Yosemite Miwok at that time is derived from this [his] work”.

The Yosemite Transportation System, of the Yosemite Park & Curry Co., operates automobile transportation service connecting with railroad and stage lines at Merced, Fresno, Tahoe, and El Portal, and covering all points of interest reached by automobile roads in Yosemite National Park, and between Yosemite Valley and Lake Tahoe by way of the.

Other legends like Kim Schmitz, who in began recording speed climbs on El Capitan at and Tom Kimbrough went straight to Yosemite as soon as they could to pursue livelihoods in climbing.

It is a right of passage for climbers to begin here. The Yosemite guide-book: a description of the Yosemite Valley and the adjacent region of the Sierra J.

Whitney, state geologist. Published New York,with title: The Yosemite book. ; Book/Printed Material Yosemite legends Printed at the Tomoyé Press, San Francisco. Colored ornamental borders. Also available in digital form.

A Miwok Legend from California’s Yosemite Valley Author: Robert D. San Souci Grade Level: 2nd Grade SUMMARY Have you ever wondered how certain land formations came to be? For many generations, Native American tribes have shared stories and legends to answer questions about the natural world.

Two Bear Cubs is a legend that comes from.Directed by Hobart Bosworth. With Herbert Rawlinson, Bessie Eyton, Frank Richardson, Lillian Hayward. This story is one of the picturesque and ever-sad Indian legends that survive, even at this date, in the valley of Yosemite.

Yosemite, the valley in which the young brave Kos-Su-Kah and his beautiful sweetheart, Tee-Hee-Nay, met their strange fate, and straightaway became part of the appealing.

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