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Tongan myths and tales [microform]

Gifford, Edward Winslow

Tongan myths and tales [microform]

by Gifford, Edward Winslow

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Published by The Museum in Honolulu, Hawaii .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementcompiled by Edward Winslow Gifford.
SeriesBulletin / Bernice P. Bishop Museum ; 8, Publication / Bayard Dominick expedition ;, no. 8, Publication (Bayard Dominick Expedition (1920-1921)) ;, no. 8.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 87/5533 (G)
The Physical Object
Pagination207 p. ; 26 cm.
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2433386M
LC Control Number87123561

Tongan myths and tales no Tongan myths and tales no - Full View | HathiTrust Digital Library | HathiTrust Digital Library Permanent link to this book Link to this page. Embed this book. Version. UTC About the version. These epic tales tell of vengeful gods and goddesses, of monsters and heroes. Others try to make sense of the natural world, or unravel the mysterious forces of the universe. This stunning book brings together 23 of these legends from all over the world: from Ancient Greece to North America, Egypt, China, India, and the South Pacific.

A very, very lovely folktale collection, assembled and translated by an impressive Tongan lady. The last tale in the volume is her own story, built from folktale motifs, which was very interesting to read after all the traditional tales/5(2). Oral story-telling is a popular and important pastime in Fiji that helps to keep alive the myths from the old religion, as well as legends about more modern figures in Fiji’s history. So when in Fiji, pull up a stool (or a woven mat) beside the fire, grab a bowl of kava and Fijians will tell you a tale a tale of Pacific gods, of indigenous.

In 2 libraries. The typescript is not dated but it is thought to have been written after Collocott left Tonga, possibly between and The manuscript is a history of Tonga centred around King Taufa'ahu (George Tupou I) and his family. It contains stories of creation, myths, legends, songs, and family histories and, as the chapter headings denote, the more recent history and. "Tales of the Narts is a remarkable book and a major contribution. It will be of value to readers in mythology, legends, and folklore, but will also be welcomed by nonspecialists who enjoy reading exciting myths and legends about gods and goddesses, heroes and heroines.


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(Tongan girl). Tongan Myths and Tales Volume 8 of Bayard Dominick Expedition Volume 8 of Bernice P. Bishop Museum bulletin Volume 8 of Bulletin: Bernice P.

Bishop Museum Issue 8 of Publication (Bayard Dominick Expedition ())) Compiled by: Edward Winslow Gifford: Publisher: Bernice P. Bishop Museum, Original from: the University of Michigan. Tongan Myths and Tales Reprint Edition by Edward Winslow Gifford (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important.

ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The digit and digit formats both work. Tongan Myths and Legends near to the island, just outside the reef, the girl was bathing, whilst Tofue stood and looked on.

The elder woman called the girl's attention to the boat, but they supposed that it was a fishing-boat, and took no further notice. The bathing. The Tongan creation myth describes how the islands were fished from the ocean by Maui, one of the three major gods. Tongan Myths and Tales, ——.

Tongan Society, Hoponoa, Leonaitasi. I'm currently writing a book that involves a Tongan Prince as well as Tonga (of course). The island nations of the South Pacific have an incredible oral history, their folklore and myths past down through the generations.

This book is a fantastic collection of stories from such a vast area as the south pacific but share a common heritage. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 's and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly.

'Eua Island is the oldest island in the Tonga it is 40 million years older and has some great myths, legends and are just a few for your enjoyment. Click on the links below for more 'Eua stories. How King Taufa'ahau Defeated Laufilitonga, The Tu'i Tonga And Became The Reigning King Of Tonga.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Reprinted from the Archaeological report, " 11 p. ; 25 cm. Reproduction Notes: Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the National Library of Canada. (). Tongan Myths and Legends, III. Folklore: Vol. 35, No. 3, pp.

Tangaloa was an important family of gods in Tongan first Tangaloa was the cousin of Havea Hikuleʻo and Maui, or in some sources the brother or son or father of was Tangaloa ʻEiki (T.

lord), and was assigned by his father, Taufulifonua, the realm of the sky to his offspring the following are found: Tangaloa Tamapoʻuliʻalamafoa, Tangaloa. Tonga Coral Education Program Blog (from Octo ) In Polynesia, an island group that includes Central and South Pacific island archipelagos, people have been passing down myths or legends by word of mouth for thousands of years.

These oral traditions typically describe history during ancient times or the adventures of gods and ancestors. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection.

Ojibwa myths and tales [microform] by Laidlaw, George E. (George Edward), Publication date Topics Ojibwa (Indiens), Indiens, Ojibwa Indians, Indians of North America. Publication Information The main body of the Publication Information page contains all the metadata that HRAF holds for that document.

Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records Gifford, Edward Winslow, Title: Tongan myths and tales Published By: Original publisher Honolulu, Hawaii: The Museum.

By line: Author's name as. Before the advent of Christianity, the Tongan afterlife was a world of unseen spirits and animals called "pulotu," and it encompassed both heaven and hell. A host of evil spirits and ghosts called "tevolo" haunted the beliefs of the Tonga, but eventually tevolo came to represent the Christian devil.

Read "South Pacific Tales - Legends and Myths from Tonga, Samoa, Papua New Guinea, Easter Island (Folklore History Series)" by Various available from Rakuten Kobo.

The island nations of the South Pacific have an incredible oral history, their folklore and myths. One of these tales is entitled ‘The Bride from the Underworld: A Legend of the Kalakaua Family’, which is the Hawaiian version of the Greek myth, ‘Orpheus and Eurydice’.

In the Hawaiian tale, a woman by the name of Kewalu commits suicide, and her lover, Hiku, travels to the Underworld to retrieve Kewalu’s spirit. Books such as Maria Edgeworth’s complex and compelling novel Mimic (), Charles Kingsley’s curious and often eccentric Portfolio of Entertainment and Instruction () and Harriet Martineau’s seldom studied but cleverly constructed didactic tales Peasant and the Prince () or Poor and Proud () are long overdue for critical.

(). Folk Tales from the Tonga Islands. Folklore: Vol. 27, No. 4, pp. Ancient Origins articles related to tonga in the sections of history, archaeology, human origins, unexplained, artifacts, ancient places and myths and legends.

(Page of tag tonga).ʻAta is a depopulated island in the far southern end of the Tonga archipelago, situated approximately kilometres (99 mi) south-southwest of almost half its population was kidnapped in as slave labour, the King of Tonga moved the remaining inhabitants to is also known as Pylstaart island.