When Our Words Return : Writing, Hearing, and Remembering Oral Traditions of Alaska and the Yukon / edited by Phyllis Morrow and William Schneider


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Acknowledgments
Introduction
A Note on Consistency
  Part I. Writing 
With a Vision beyond Our Immediate Needs: Oral Traditions in an Age of Literacy
  ELSIE MATHER 
On Shaky Ground: Folklore, Collaboration, and Problematic Outcomes
  PHYLLIS MORROW
"Pete's Song": Establishing Meanings through Story and Song
  JULIE CRUIKSHANK
  Part II. Hearing 
Seeing Wisely, Crying Wolf: A Cautionary Tale on the Euro-Yup'ik Border
  ROBIN BARKER
"They Talked of the Land with Respect": Interethnic Communication in the
Documentation of  Historical Places and Cemetery Sites
  ROBERT M. DROZDA
A Bright Light Ahead of Us: Belle Deacon's Stories in English and Deg Hit'an
  JAMES RUPPERT 
  Part III. Remembering 
The Days of Yore: Alutiiq Mythical Time
  PATRICIA H. PARTNOW
Lessons from Alaska Natives about Oral Tradition and Recordings
  WILLIAM SCHNEIDER
The Weight of Tradition and the Writer's Work 
  MARY ODDEN
Epilogue
Appendix: Polar Bear Story
  TWO TELLINGS BY BELLE DEACON