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Published by University of Oregon Books in Eugene .
Written in English


  • Nehalem Indians -- Folklore.

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Edition Notes

StatementEdited by Melville Jacobs. [Dictated in English by Clara Pearson] Recorded by Elizabeth Derr Jacobs.
SeriesUniversity of Oregon monographs. Studies in anthropology, no. 5
ContributionsJacobs, Elizabeth Derr.
LC ClassificationsE99.N45 P4
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 216 p.
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5815156M
LC Control Number60062647

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Introduction. When Nehalem Tillamook Tales was first published in , it was a notable year for such a book. was, after all, the year of Oregon's centennial of statehood, inspiring a general celebration of Oregon history and culture. While scholars will appreciate the authenticity of Pearson's stories and the insights they provide into the Tillamook tradition, general readers will simply delight in the energy, wit, and freshness of the tales. Clara Pearson (), a full-blood speaker of Nehalem, dictated these stories in English to Elizabeth Derr Jacobs in Nehalem Tillamook Tales (Northwest Reprints) by Pearson, Clara and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Genre/Form: Folklore: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pearson, Clara. Nehalem Tillamook tales. Eugene, University of Oregon Books, (OCoLC)

: Nehalem Tillamook Tales (Northwest Reprints) () by Pearson, Clara and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(7). In and , Elizabeth Jacobs, advised by her husband, the noted anthropologist Melville Jacobs, conducted fieldwork on the Nehalem Tillamook culture of northwestern Oregon. Working with her extraordinarily able Nehalem Tillamook consultant Clara Pearson, Jacobs recorded extensive ethnographic and folkloric materials that far surpass in quality and quantity the Tillamook research of. The year that this book was first published,, local newspapers reported that the last of the Tillamook Indians had died. That was 97 year old Ellen Center. Nehalem Tillmook Tales is a priceless treasure! I am thrilled to have a copy! Nehalem Tillamook Tales makes my small personal library a glorious place of native dreams and insight/5. Buy Nehalem Tillamook Tales: University of Oregon Monographs, Studies in Anthropology, No. 5, February, by Jacobs, Elizabeth Derr, Jacobs, Melville online on at best prices. Fast and free shipping free returns cash on delivery available on eligible s: 2.

  Nehalem Tillamook Tales by Clara Pearson, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. An account of life of the Nehalem Tillamook from interviews in the 's with a Tillamook woman who was in her sixties at that time. The editor puts the book into the context of American anthropological research of that time. It was an intriguing window into the past about places that I am familiar with/5. Nehalem Tillamook Tales. Recorded by ELIZABETH DERRJACOBS, edited by MELVILLE JACOBS. (University of Oregon Monographs, Studies in Anthropology No. 5.) Eugene, Oregon: University of Oregon Books, ix, pp., abstracts, glossary, index. $ Reviewed by KATHRINE FRENCH, S. University of Oregon Medical School One of the merits of this excellent collection of tales from . From Nehalem Tillamook Tales, Told by Clara Pearson, Recorded by Elizabeth Derr Jacobs, le Jacobs. Corvallis: Oregon State University Press (), 45–