Two Chukchansi Coyote stories, 1970.


Date: 1970 | Size: 1 items, 1 volume, 19 p.


These stories, "The Stink Bug and the Coyote" and "Burden Basket Woman," were told to Berman by Mrs. Maryan Ramirez. Included are English with interlinear Chukchansi translations, grammatical and lexical notes.

Background note

Howard Berman is a linguist.

Collection Information

Physical description

1 volume, 19 p.


Presented by Howard Berman and accessioned, 04/17/1981.


These stories were published as "Coyote Stories II" in IJAL-NATS Monograph #6, 1980 (International Journal of American Linguistics).

Indexing Terms


  • Coyote (Legendary character)
  • Folklore -- North America
  • Indians of North America -- Folklore
  • Yokuts Indians
  • Yokuts language -- Texts