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Pac.GR385.M37T63 2002
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TITLE: Stories from the Marshall Islands : Bwebwenato Jn Ael Kein / Jack A. Tobin.
AUTHOR: Tobin, Jack A., 1920-
SERIES: PALI language texts
PUBLISHED: Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, 2002.
DESCRIPTION: xiii, 405 p. : maps ; 24 cm.
NOTES: Includes bibliographical references (p. 391-394) and index.
NOTES: Among Marshallese the ribwebwenato (storyteller) is well known and respected, a living repository and transmitter of traditional history and culture. Here are ninety folktales and stories of historical events, collected and translated into English during the third quarter of the twentieth century. They include tales of origins, humanlike animals,
NOTES: ogres, and sprites some malevolent, some playful. Many are presented in the original language and are amplified by extensive commentary.
SUBJECT: Tales--Marshall Islands--Texts.
ADDED ENTRY: Pacific and Asian Linguistics Institute (PALI).

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