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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2. Tulud Numputul: The Self-beheaded

Synopsis

The Myth

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First Tulud 10

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Vi

Second Tulud

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Third Tulud

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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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Publication Information The main body of the Publication Information page contains all the metadata that HRAF holds for that document.

Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records

Title: The mythology of the Ifugaos

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

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication R. F. Barton. Foreword by Alfred L. Kroeber

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 1999. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Ifugao (OA19)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Literary texts (539);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document 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: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 20

Document ID: HRAF's unique document identifier. The first part is the OWC identifier and the second part is the document number in three digits. oa19-020

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Monograph

Language: Language that the document is written in English and Ifugao

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-244) Footnotes appearing at the end of the book.

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1908-1941

Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data Ethnologist-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Helen Gunsher Bornstein ; Dubravka Schmalzbauer ; 1971-1972

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1908-1941

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Kiangan, Bitu, Ligauwe areas, northern Luzon, Philippines

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Ifugao (Philippine people)

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