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The Epic of Qayaq

Lela Kiana Oman

The Epic of Qayaq

The Longest Story Ever Told by My People

by Lela Kiana Oman

  • 332 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Carleton Univ Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folklore,
  • Native Americans - Northwest,
  • History,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Fiction,
  • Literature: Folklore/Mythology,
  • North America,
  • Folklore & Mythology - Folklore,
  • Native American

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPriscilla Tyler (Editor), Maree Brooks (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages139
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9785815M
    ISBN 100295975318
    ISBN 109780295975313
    OCLC/WorldCa34046668

    One of the best and most important pieces of epic poetry from human history, predating even Homer's Iliad by roughly 1, years, the Gilgamesh epic tells of the various adventures of that hero-king, including his quest for immortality, and an account of a great flood similar in many details to the Old Testament's story of Noah/5().   The story of Qayaq is one of the most enduring legends of Alaskan folklore, and now this second edition of the text by Emily Ivanoff Brown presents the myth for the modern reader in vivid detail. Qayaq recounts the epic tale of the hero Qayaq as he leaves his home in Siilvik Lake and Author: (Emily Ivanoff Brown) Ticasuk.

    Oman's table contains books -- copies of her version of ''The Epic of Qayaq: The Longest Story Ever Told By My People,'' which arrived just in time for the sale from Carlton University Press, in Ottawa, where the luxuriously illustrated and designed volume was published. (The book is distributed in the United States by Washington University Press.). The story of Qayaq is one of the most enduring legends of Alaskan folklore, and this revised edition of the text by Emily Ivanoff Brown present the myth for the modern reader in vivid detail. Qayaqrecounts the epic tale of the hero Qayag as he leaves his hom in Siilvik Lake and .

    Nancy Warren Ferrell, Juneau author of Alaska: A Land in Motion and other titles; Lela Kiana Omano of Nome, for efforts to record from Inupiaq Eskimo and translate to English The Epic of Qayaq; and Doris and Russ Riemann of Anchorage, founders of The Book Cache stores. The Epic of Qayaq: The Longest Story Ever Told by My People. Find all books from Lela Kiana Oman. At you can find used, antique and new books, compare results and immediately purchase your selection at the best price. [SR: ], Taschenbuch, [EAN: ], Carleton Brand: Carleton University Press,Canada.


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My review: The Epic of Qayaq is a cycle of stories told by the Inupiat American Indians of northern Alaska. Oman's version is extremely well-told, especially given that the last couple of epics I read were either mind-numbingly long and boring (Homer's) or not great translations (two West African ones, not reviewed on the blog).

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The hero is Qayaq, and the cycle traces his wanderings by kayak and on foot along four rivers - the Selawik, the Kobuk, the Noatak and the Yukon - up along the Arctic Ocean to Barrow, over to Herschel.

The story of Qayaq is one of the most enduring legends of Alaskan folklore, and now this second edition of the text by Emily Ivanoff Brown presents the myth for the modern reader in vivid detail.

Qayaq recounts the epic tale of the hero Qayaq as he leaves his home in Siilvik Lake and journeys across northern Alaska and Canada.

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