Hohokam and Patayan: Prehistory of Southwestern Arizona

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He had a secret affair with Boann which resulted in the birth of Oenghus. Pregnant women who are frightened by a snake will likely give birth to a child with a constricted neck. Whom did Orpheus try to rescue from the realm of the dead? An old legend has it that a man named Billy Bowleg - the great Seminole medicine man - was adopted and trained by the Chickcharnies. The cicadas met this challenge (they bear the scars on their sides still), and people live in the fifth world today. [ Capinera, pp. 226-228] Before the Apaches emerged from the underworld, there were other people on the earth.
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Step by Step: A Primer

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The snow white speck of cloud, no bigger than a man�s hand, arose over the mountains of Lanai and made its way across the stormy channel in the face of the opposing gale, increasing as it came, until it settled in a majestic mass on the mountains at the head of Mapulehu Valley. African folklore tales about animal tricksters often describe how helpless creatures manage to outwit fierce animals. Poe’s poem, the narrator asks the Raven, which had flown into his chamber, whether he will ever be reunited with his beloved deceased Lenore, but the Raven only gazes placidly as befits a messenger from the world beyond.
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King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table

Anne Berthelot

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You will now receive customized message updates about this store. ☺ How to get TPT credit to use on future purchases: • Please go to your My Purchases page (you may need to login). In Japan, however, the dragonfly is symbolic of success, victory, happiness, strength and courage. Trooping Fay or Faery - The Faery have been divided into two main classes: trooping and Solitary. A fine pious act, he thought sourly, but it left him at loose ends. This chain can never be broken; and if you can once put it on Fenrir, he will never be able to throw it off.” Odin’s messenger was glad to hear this, so he thanked the dwarf king, and promising him a large reward, he went on his way back to Asgard, where the Æsir were longing for his return, and were all rejoiced to see him with the magic chain.
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Haunted Heritage

John Mason

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Bloudeuwedd is her name, and as the tale goes she tricks Lleu into divulging the secret to his own mortality, convincing him to even demonstrate how. Why didn't he make the tree and fruit look all rotten and oozing greenish-black toxic puss, smelly, sticky and squishy, and then plant it way over by the bubbling tar pits. She answers and hears some breathing at the other end, then the other person hangs up. Ross, Betsy (1752–1836): Member of Philadelphia flag-making family; reported to have designed and sewn first American flag. (Report is without confirmation.) Uncle Sam: Personification of U.
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Real Faeries: True Accounts of Meetings With Nature Spirits

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Subsequently, she taught at the Universities of East Anglia, Reading, and Exeter as Lecturer and then Professor before taking up her current position at Keble. This commercial site for indiaMystica provides presents as a sample of their product, a brief history of Indian religious practices, from pre-Vedic times through the Upanishads. (Broken Link 2/14/02) Mike Magee's and Jan Bailey's Tantrik Home Page presents information and images of the gods, goddesses, and practices of Tantra.
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Folk-Lore and Legends: Scotland

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Consequently, it was unlucky to destroy an ants’ nest. But you will be the king to slay me and my child.� At these words of the priest the King meditated seriously for some time, then spoke as follows: �Why should my days be short, and why should your death be by me, the King?� Kaopulupulu replied: �O King, let us look into the future. But none of these things could praise them, so they formed more advanced beings of clay.
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The Folk Heroes of Britain

Charles Kightly

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The two young people turned to stone; they may be seen as two great pinnacles rising from the tableland. [ Frazer, pp. 287-288] When the great flood came, God built a house. The Creating Power thought, "Land without water is not good," and wept for the earth and the creatures he would put upon it. One evening Halva and Sister Bear request shelter in a house on their journey to Denmark. Marrying when the hands on the clock are on their way down is bad luck.
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Beyond the Forest: The Story of Parsifal and the Grail

Kelvin Hall

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The Ecology, Cosmos and Consciousness Salon, The Institute of Ecotechnics, October Gallery, Bloomsbury, London. (Host and compère). Here's a brief page of background and stories about the claddagh rings of Galway... friendship, love and loyalty. He learns of Mime's plan to kill him for the ring, and Siegfried kills him first. Kaw-hpa, Hseng-kio, old Lao-hki, Tai-long, Bak-long, the smooth-talker Ya-hseng-hpa, and others came and bowed down to worship.
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Defective Hearing: Its Curable Forms and Rational Treatment

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And, in a confusing way, legends can sometimes blend with myths. More Info This covers the islands of the Caribbean including Cuba, The Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica and Puerto Rico. When the boys try to sneak up behind her, she refuses to speak until they return to their places. The “Rabbit Man” never actually hurt anyone, but it is said that his image evolved into the urban legends of the Goatman. By means of the remarkable leaves, they repopulated the world. [ Gaster, p. 103] In former times, the sea flooded the earth and destroyed all plants and animals; only the peak of Lakimola remained above water.
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Irish Sagas and Folk Tales (Myths & Legends)

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The stories also often contain great moral value, teaching children a lesson about how to be virtuous, good manners, or simply what makes a person good or bad. And the Sun said: �Let me live, and thou shalt see me go more slowly hereafter. For an approach from the other direction, see Dundes' own recent Holy Writ as Oral Lit: the Bible as Folklore (Rowan & Littlefield, 1999) for an example of this great folklorist's application of the methods of folklore studies to the texts of the Bible.
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