Takelma and their Athapascan kin
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Takelma and their Athapascan kin an ethnographic synthesis of southwestern Oregon by Dennis J. Gray

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Published .
Written in English


  • Takelma Indians.,
  • Athapascan Indians.,
  • Indians of North America -- Oregon.

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Statementby Dennis J. Gray.
The Physical Object
Pagination173 leaves, bound :
Number of Pages173
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14267650M

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Page - Neither the very extended use of reduplication in Takelma, nor the frequent use in Athapascan of distinct verb-stems for the singular and plural, is shared by the other. Add to this the fact that the phonetic systems of Athapascan and Takelma are more greatly divergent than would naturally be expected of neighboring languages, and it becomes clear that the opinion that has generally. The Takelma and their Athapascan kin: an ethnographic synthesis of southwestern Oregon social and religious\ud aspects of aboriginal life as practiced by the Takelma of the Rogue River Valley, and their culturally akin Athapascan-neighbors,\ud the Da-ku-be-te-de (Applegate River group) and the Tal-tuc-tun-te-da (Galice Creek group). The. The people and the river: A history of the Takelma Indians of the upper Rogue River country [Heckert, Elizabeth] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The people and the river: A history of the Takelma Indians of the upper Rogue River countryAuthor: Elizabeth Heckert. Page 7 - Notes on the Takelma Indians of Southwestern Oregon. American Anthropologist, NS, Vol. 9, pp. Preliminary Report on the Language and Mythology of the Upper Chinook. Ibid., Vol. 9, pp. Herder's "Ursprung der Sprache". ‎.

JSTOR is a digital library of academic journals, books, and primary source objects. JSTOR helps people discover, use, and build upon a wide range of content through a powerful research and teaching platform, and preserves this content for future generations. and imposed Athapascan names on the Takelma villages." In view of the fact that the.   Pierre Swiggers Edward Sapir’s grammar of Takelma remains a model of linguistic description and insight into the deeper structure of a language. Together with his Takelma Texts it is our principal source of information on this extinct language, once spoken in southwestern Oregon. The Takelma cultivated only one crop, a native tobacco (Nicotiana biglovii). The Takelma lived in small bands of related men and their families. Interior southwest Oregon has pronounced seasons, and the ancient Takelma adapted to these seasons by spending spring, summer, and early fall months collecting and storing food for the winter season. The Upland Takelma were much more warlike than their western neighbors, and were accustomed to make raids on the latter in order to procure supplies of food and other valuables. The slaves they captured they often sold to the Klamath of the Lakes, directly to the east.

The Takelma Tribe was located in Southern Oregon in an area now known as the Rogue Valley. The Takelma lived near the Rogue River, and feet above the Rogue River was The Table Rocks. The tribe would hold many sacred ceremonies on the river and on top of Table Rock. Takelma Indian Folklore Coyote Visits The Land Of The Dead: Takelma legend about the origin of death. Recommended Books of Takelma Myths Takelma Texts: Legends and oral history in the Takelma language with English translation. Coyote Was Going There: Indian Literature of the Oregon Country: Excellent collection of folklore from the Takelma and. Takelma and Their Athapascan Neighbors: a New Ethnographic Synthesis for the Upper Rogue River Area of Southwestern Oregan. Dennis J. Gray. Anthropological Papers,1. Eugene, OR: University of Oregon. (tDAR id: ). Takelma texts Volume 2, nos. Sapir, Edward: : Libros and he himself did destroy the people, his own kin. Then into their houses he returned and set fire to them all. Then, 'tis said, into his own house he returned, lay down to sleep. Now he slept; his heart was sore, for his wife's brothers had been destroyed. Then, 'tis Format: Pasta blanda.