Folk stories from the northern Solomons
Folk-lore • 43 • Published In 1932 • Pages: 61-96
By: Blackwood, Beatrice.
AbstractStories from the Tinputz of Kurtatchi Village and the Buka of Petats Island found in this document are divided into the following groups: culture-hero stories, culture origin stories, natural history stories, real-life stories, animal stories, animal association stories, transformation stories, stories about the spirits of the dead, stories about the supernatural forest creatures called [n]Pinari[\n] and [n]Tukis[/n], and miscellaneous tales. Commentary is provided on the distribution of similar stories among surrounding peoples. Information on mythology and folk beliefs is also presented.
- HRAF PubDate
- Sub Region
- Document Type
- Robert Lee ; 1958
- Coverage Date
- Coverage Place
- Island of Petats and Kurtatchi Village, North Bougainville District, Autonomous Region of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea
- Beatrice Blackwood
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 96)
- Ethnology--Solomon Islands