Table of contents for Marianas island legends : myth and magic / compiled by Bo Flood ; with a foreword by Lawrence J. Cunningham ; illustrations by Connie J. Adams.


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MYTHS AND LEGENDS FROM THE CHAMORRO
AND CAROLINIAN PEOPLE            ......    ..........    1
Chamorro Creation Myth ........................................       ............. 2
Before Words Were Written ........................................   ............. 5
How the Women Saved Guam            ............................................................5
Okkodu: A Clever Trick for a Beautiful Girl .................................... 12
The Pandanus: A Legend of Service ................................................ 19
The Great Sea Race ........................................    ............. 22
Half Man but Strong Magic: The Legend of Lipe'pee'lmo'ng .......... 27
How Navigation Came to Micronesia................................................ 38
From   Spanish Times (1668-1899) ...................................................... 43
Sirena   ......... .............................................................. 43
Juan Malo and the Governor's Three Pigs (a play) .......................... 48
The Legend of the Flame Tree .......................................................... 55
Banana   and  Coconut .......................................................................... 62
FOLKLORE AND HISTORICAL TALES ......o.                                              65
The Legend of the Breadfruit Tree ...................................................... 66
Have We Always Had Banana Trees? .................................................... 71
The  Ancient Chamorros.......................................................................... 78
The Legend of Taga ........................................      ............. 80
Paru'ng: Top Hat Chief ........................................   ............. 90
Rafalawasch    Wake  (poem ) ...................................................................... 93
Luta's Little Miracle: A Look at Luta (Rota) Long Ago ........................ 95
Buried Treasure: Ship of Silver and Jewels ........................................ 100
The Miracle of a Mysterious Lady ..................................................... 104
Stones from Long Ago: Latte ................................................................ 107
WINDOWS TO OUR ANCESTORS: LOOKING IN,
LOOKING OUT         .................              ...............    109
What We Do .................................................................. 110
The Magic of Fragrance: The Mwaar of the Rafalawasch .................. 110
Respetu: The Showing or Giving of Respect ...................................... 114
What  Is  Respect?  .................................................................................. 117
Our  Banyan  Tree   .................................................................................. 120



A "Song Sung" Tradition          ................................................................. 121
Some Chamorro Recipes         ...................................................................... 123
Luus! A Carolinian Love Game ............................................................ 126
What We  Believe        ...................................................................................... 130
When a Woman Is Pregnant: Carolinian Customs .............................. 130
Journey in Life and Death: Carolinian Traditions           .............................. 131
Funeral Chant (poem)                      .......................................................................... 134
When We Dance ........           ............................................................................ 136
Origins of Stick Dance, a Carolinian Tradition          .................................. 136
Warrior Dance: A Carolinian Stick Dance         .......................................... 139
Sa-Rin-a-Lo-Mwan (Dance of Invitation)           ............................................ 143
MICRONESIAN NAVIGATION -...........-.... 147
The Revival of Traditional Navigation                             ................................................ 148
Arrogance (poem      ).................................................................................. 154
Let Our Voyage Be Safe (poem)         .......................................................... 155
SHIVER STORIES ..........................*.*.....                                                                                   1S7
Introduction            .......................................................................................... 158
The Crying Child and the Haunted House .......................................... 161
Death of a Friend       ................................................................................. 164
The Card That Disappeared.................................................................. 166
A School Spirit and Bloody Mary........................................................ 168
How a Taotaomo'na  Rebels.............................................................. 170
Illusions: Real or Unreal?                      .................................................................... 172
The Boy on the Side of the Road       ........................................................ 174
Salt and  Lemon         .................................................................................... 176
Wooden Rainbow          .................................................................................. 177
RHYMES AND RIDDLES ....................... 180
The Sea  Thunders           ................................................................................ 181
The Flame Tree      .................................................................................... 182
Green Fingers, Red  Tongue .................................................................. 184
Group Riddles         ...................................................................................... 186
Graveyard  of Corals .............................................................................. 190
Mango Palace        ........................................................................................191
Home  (poem)        ...................................................................................... 193
Select Bibliography                  ........................................................................................ 194