Barton, Roy Franklin, 1883-1947. The mythology of the Ifugaos

Table of Contents

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Part I Qualities Of The Mythology

1. Introduction

2. The Magical And Functional Roles Of Ifugao Myths

3. The Myth As A Recitative

Form, Style And Content Illustrated By A Myth

4. Literary Attributes Of The Myths

5. Classification, Number And Length Of The Myths; Myth Creation And Trends

6. Affiliations Of Ifugao Myths

Myth 1. The Virgin Birth

Myth 6. Origin Of Irrigated Rice

Myth 14: The Iron-eater

The Virgin Birth Myth — Used Ritually, On Occupying A New House

Supernatural Field-building [agricultural Rite] Mayawyaw Ritual, P. 69

The Unwanted Child [used In Sorcery Against Enemies] Mayawyaw Ritual, P. 110

The Kankanai Virgin Birth [non-ritual Version] Hero-deity Myth No. 3, Brr Iii

Kankanai Supernatural Field-building Myth [non-ritual Version] Hero-myth No. 1, Brr Iii

Kankanai Unwanted Child Myth [or Folktale?] No. 39, Brr Iii

Part Ii The Myths 1

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1. Galidu: The Virgin Birth *

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I

Ii

Iii

Iv

V

Vi

Vii

Viii

Ix

X

Xi

Xii

Xiii

Xiv

Xv

2. Tulud Numputul: The Self-beheaded

Synopsis

The Myth

I

Ii

Iii

First Tulud 10

Iv

V

Vi

Second Tulud

Vii

Viii

Third Tulud

Ix

X

B. Prose Texts In Ifugao Followed By Translation

3. Inamong: Kinship Assemblage

Synopsis

Comment

Ifugao Tut

Translation

4. Inalalta: The Negritos

Synopsis

Ifugao Text

Comment

Translation

C. English Translations Only, With Synopses And Notes

5. Ihik: Turned To Stone 1

Synopsis

Comment

The Myth

6. Origin Of Irrigated Rice *

Synopsis

Comment

The Myth

7. Nunkova: The Self-caught

Synopsis

Comment

The Myth

Note On The Tulud Of This Myth

8. Tulud Hinumban: Halupe Deities Collect Debt 2

Synopsis

Comment

The Tulud

9. Feud Between Brothers

Synopsis

Comment

The Myth

10. Kinggaowan: The Divided Child *

Synopsis

Comment

The Myth

11. Ammotingan: Man Imprisons Gods *

Synopsis

Comment

The Myth

12. Kinulhudan: Weavers’ Myth *

Synopsis

Comment

The Myth

13. The Tooth Of Thunder *

Synopsis

Comment

The Myth

14. The Iron-eater*

Synopsis

Comment

The Myth

15. Sun And Moon Quarrel

Synopsis

Comment

The Myth

16. Tinikman: Tied-up

Synopsis

Comment

The Myth

17. Tulud Pinading: Enemies As Offerings *

Synopsis

The Tulud

18. Umaladang: Dysentery Imps

Synopsis

The Myth

19. Coconut Grows From Buried Head *

Synopsis

Comment

The Myth

20. Origin Of Boils *

Synopsis

Comment

The Myth

21. Red Scabbards And Black *

Synopsis

Comment

The Myth

22. Numpolod: The Self-cut

Synopsis

Comment

The Myth

23. Kahlangan: Difficult Birth *

Synopsis

The Myth

24. Hibolut: Belly-sickness

Synopsis

Comment

The Myth

25. Tulud Opa: Rite For Returning Soul *

Synopsis

The Tulud

26. Minuling: Like A Hardstone

Synopsis

Comment

The Myth

27. Balitok Obtains Pacifiers *

Synopsis

The Myth

28. Wigan Teaches Rites To Balitok *

Synopsis

The Myth

29. Tulud: Bugan’s Deception *

Synopsis

The Tulud

30. Tulud Di Nate: Dead Man’s Tulud

Synopsis

Comment

The Tulud

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Title: The mythology of the Ifugaos

Published By: Philadelphia: American Folklore Society, 1955. x, 244 p.

By line: R.F. Barton. Foreword by Alfred L. Kroeber

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 1999. Computer File

Culture: Ifugao (OA19)

Subjects: Literary texts (539);

Abstract: In this source, Barton analyzes various aspects of Ifugao mythology. In Part I, he discusses the function of myth in Ifugao ritual, the form, style and literary attributes of the myth and the classification and affiliations of principal Ifugao myth motifs. Part II consists of the English texts of 30 Ifugao myths and TULUD along with synopses and notes for each. The Ifugao text of four of the myths is also included.

Document Number: 20

Document ID: oa19-020

Document Type: monograph

Language: English and Ifugao

Note:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-244)

Field Date: 1908-1941

Evaluation: Ethnologist-5

Analyst: Helen Gunsher Bornstein; Dubravka Schmalzbauer; 1971-1972

Coverage Date: 1908-1941

Coverage Place: Kiangan, Bitu, Ligauwe areas, northern Luzon, Philippines

LCSH: Ifugao (Philippine people)

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