Haboo: Native American Stories from Puget Sound

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Price
$29.95  $27.85
Publisher
University of Washington Press
Publish Date
Pages
232
Dimensions
6.5 X 8.9 X 0.7 inches | 0.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780295746968

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About the Author

Upper Skagit tribal elder Vi taqʷsəblu Hilbert (1918-2008) received a National Heritage Fellowship from the National Endowment of the Arts in 1994, taught language classes at the University of Washington, and cowrote the Lushootseed Dictionary. Thom Hess (1936-2009) was a professor of linguistics at the University of Victoria. Jill tsisqʷux̌ʷal La Pointe is director of Lushootseed Research and granddaughter of Vi taqʷsəblu Hilbert.

Reviews

"Engaging, entertaining, and informative. . . Recommended."--Choice


"Hilbert writes interestingly and informatively about the storytellers and the culture that produced the tales. . . . This carefully edited collection makes a significant contribution."--Journal of the West


"A second edition of this landmark book was warranted to reflect current orthographic and linguistic trends. An appropriate resource for scholars of linguistics, folklore, and indigenous studies."--Choice