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Retelling trickster in Naapi's language




Howe, Nimachia, author
Utah State University Press, publisher

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An examination of Niitsitapisinii (Blackfoot) origin stories about one of the powerful and unpredictable creators in Niitsitapii consciousness: Naapi. Through in-depth linguistic analysis, Howe reinterprets the earliest references to Naapi, offering an authentic understanding of his identity and the meanings and functions of the stories he appears.--Provided by publisher.


Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Access is limited to the Adams State University, Colorado State University, Colorado State University Pueblo, Community College of Denver, Fort Lewis College, Metropolitan State University Denver, Regis University, University of Alaska Fairbanks, University of Colorado Boulder, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, University of Colorado Denver, University of Denver, University of Northern Colorado, University of Wyoming, Utah State University and Western Colorado University communities only.


Naapi -- (Trickster)
Siksika language
Indians of North America -- Folklore
Siksika Indians -- Folklore


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