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A Study In Tinguian Folk Lore

Auhtor: Fay Cooper Cole

Language: english

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... It is dark when he arrives. 88 A woman eats the fruit belonging to crocodile and throws away the rind. Crocodile sees her tooth marks ...
... tellers who in place of the word whip occasionally use make. In one text which describes the Sayang ceremony, I find the following sentence, ...
... 11, note 1. [72] Tale 68. [73] Hose and McDougall, The Pagan Tribes of Borneo, Vol. II, p. 148, (London, 1912). [74] Bezemer, Volksdichtung ...
... which men and women while away the midday hours as they lounge in the field houses, or when they, stop on the trail to rest and smoke. None of ...
... season, bonfires spring up in different parts of the village, and about them the girls and women gather to spin. Here also come the men and boys, ...
... a few days later at the girl's home, and for this event her people prepare a quantity of food (p. 72). On the agreed day the close friends and relatives ...
... in Kadalayapan and thereafter stays below. Upon the occasion when Aponitolau visits his first wife and fails to return to the sky at the appointed ...
... nuts covered with gold are oiled and sent out. They go to the intended guest, state their errand, and, if refused, forthwith proceed to grow on ...
... the south were much freer than in recent years. The weapons of the warriors, which we are specifically told were of metal, are identical with ...
... every instance when invitations were sent out, for a ceremony, the people of the tales intrusted an oiled betel-nut covered with gold with this duty. ...
... it is clear that in the mind of the story teller she is not identified with Sinag. Aponitolau appears in the other tales without any hint of celestial ...
... made up of fables, for the story tellers without hesitation label them as fictions. The last of these appears to be only a worked over incident of myth ...
... times, which are at variance with those of to-day, may represent older ideas which have been swamped, or, on the other hand, the memory of the strange ...
... an agate bead. They agree to aid each other. Go to fight and are hard pressed by foes. Spirit helpers go to summon aid of two men who turn out to ...
... Takes her and companions there on backs of crocodiles. Returns home. Ingiwan who is walking is confronted by high bank and is forced to cross ...
... the air country. He meets maiden who is real cause of his plight. They live together and have a child which grows every time it is bathed. Aponitolau ...
... They remain in forest two years and have children. Kanag uses magical power and transfers their house to his home town during night. Children see ...
... of husband. 25 Awig sends his daughter to watch the mountain rice. She stays in a high watch house, but is found by tattooed Igorot, who ...
... pregnant, but fails to be delivered, and dies. 48 Two men agree to hunt carabao the following morning. In the night one dies, but the other ...
... young man who owns a rice field gets a new wife. He leaves her to harvest the crop. She is discouraged over the prospect and wishes to become a bird. ...