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Indian Why Stories

From: Roy Trumbull
Series: Storyspieler
Length: 29:16

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These stories were first collected and published in 1915 and 1920 by Frank Bird Linderman. Read the full description.

Default-piece-image-1 Linderman came to the Montana Territory in 1885 when he was 16. He lived to see the frontier fade away. He was interested in the lives of the Indians and their folklore. At the time of his death he was an honorary member of three tribes. Stories narrated in this program: "Why the Chipmunks Back Is Striped", "How the Ducks Got Their Fine Feathers", and "The Moon and the Great Snake".

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Piece Description

Linderman came to the Montana Territory in 1885 when he was 16. He lived to see the frontier fade away. He was interested in the lives of the Indians and their folklore. At the time of his death he was an honorary member of three tribes. Stories narrated in this program: "Why the Chipmunks Back Is Striped", "How the Ducks Got Their Fine Feathers", and "The Moon and the Great Snake".