Miwok myths, [n.d.]


Date: n.d. | Size: 1 volume(s), 1 volume, 150 p.


This collection includes manuscript and photocopied material of Lucy S. Freeland, in which she records the stories told to her by Thomas Williams and Lena Cox. Also included are offprints from "The Hudson Review" of translations of these myths by Jaime de Angulo. There are also documents prepared by Berman in preparation for the publication of these myths in "Freeland's Central Sierra Miwok Myths" (1982).

Background note

Howard Berman is a linguist.

Scope and content

Manuscript and photocopied material of Lucy S. Freeland of Miwok myths told by Thomas Williams and Lena Cox. Off prints from the Hudson Review of myth translations by Jaime de Angulo. Also, working documents of Howard Berman for the published work Freeland's Central Sierra Miwok Myths, 1982.

Native American Images note : Primarily images of coyote, the Miwok creator god, the black and white illustrations accompany the text of "Seven Indian Tales" by Jaime de Angulo. Originally printed in the Hudson Review, an offprint of the published work Indian Tales (1952).

Collection Information

Physical description

1 volume, 150 p. Part of this collection is photocopied.


Presented by Howard Berman and accessioned, 08/--/1982.

Indexing Terms


  • Illustrations.


  • California Indians
  • Coyote (Legendary character)
  • Indians of North America -- California -- Legends
  • Miwok Indians
  • Miwok Indians -- Legends
  • Miwok languages -- Texts