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Historical Atlas of World Mythology:
Volume 1: The Way of the Animal Powers
Part 2: Mythologies of the Great Hunt
by Joseph Campbell

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Table of Contents

Art as Revelation

-Paleolithic Rock Paintings
-The Second Art: Rock Sculpture
-The Mythic and Mystical Modes of Religious Art

MYTHOLOGIES OF THE GREAT HUNT

The Great West-to-East Dispersal

................Map 30: [Domains treated in this chapter]
-The Migration of X-Ray Style Art
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Map 31: Rock Art and the X-Ray Style
-Myths of the Australian "Dream Time"
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Map 32: Australian Provinces of Aboriginal Myth and Art
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Map 33: The Diffusion of Bisexual Mythic Beings and Powers
-Circumpolar Cults of the Master Bear
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Map 34: Periods and Provinces of the Circumpolar Bear Cult
-The Bear Sacrifice
-Shamanic Lore of Siberia and the Americas
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Map 35: Tierra del Fuego
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Map 36: The Aleut-Eskimo Domain
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Map 37: The Eurasian Shamanic Domain
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Map 38: The Ritualistic Permanent Sex Change

-The Siberians
-Myths and Tales of the North Pacific and Arctic
..........-Folktales of the Maritime and Reindeer Koryak
................-Grass Woman's Abduction and Rescue
................-When Raven Man Swallowed the Sun
................-Glutton, The Cannibal Giant
................-How Universe the Supreme Being Makes Rain
................Map 39: The Arctic Province
..........-Eskimo Tales
................-When the Earth was Made
................-Sun Sister and Moon Brother
................-The Old Woman, Sedna, of the Sea
................-The Fox Wife
................-The Wild Goose Wife
................-The Raven Who Wanted a Wife
................-In the Beginning: Two Tales
..........-Four Raven Episodes from the American North Pacific Coast
................-He Whose Voice is Obeyed
................-The Greater and the Lesser Raven
................-Raven Becomes Voracious
................-Raven Steals Light from Heaven
..........-The First Kwakiutl Totem Pole
..........-The Great Kwakiutl Shaman Named Fool

North American Twilight of the Paleolithic Great Hunt

-The Ideas and Names of God
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Map 40: [Summary map]
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Map 41: American Culture Areas and Culture Currents
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Map 42: Culture Areas of North America

-Mythologies of the North Pacific Coast
..........-Landscape and Culture
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Map 43: Indians of the North Pacific Coast
..........-Cosmology
..........-The Mythological Trickster
-The Woodland Indians
..........-The Iroquois and Algonquians
..........-The Muskogean Creek
-Prehistoric Societies in the American Midwest
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Map 44: Adena Sites
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Map 45: Hopewell Sites
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Map 46: Mississippian Sites

-The Rocky Mountain Medicine Wheels
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Map 47: Known North American Medicine Wheels
-The Plains Indians
..........-The Sun Dance
..........-The Mandan Okipa Festival
..........-The Ghost Dance
-Myths and Tales of the Northern Plains
..........-Three Blackfoot Medicine Legends
................-The Buffalo's Wife
................-Scarface
................-The Sand Hills
..........-Two Creation Myths
..........-Trickster Tales
................-The Eye Juggler
................-The Sun's Leggings
................-The Buffalo Hoarder
................-The Fire-Bed Game and Trickster Tricked
................-The Fire Theft
................-Three Coyote Tales of the Winnebago
................-Big Turtle's War Party
-Mythologies of the North American Southwest
..........-The Emergence
..........-Where the Two Came to their Father
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Map 48: Navaho Country
-Not Man Apart
-Cultural Geography
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Map 49: Cultural Geography of the Pre-Columbian Americas
-At the Uttermost Part of the Earth
..........-Myths of the Selk'nam of Tierra del Fuego
................-How the Ancestors Came to Be
................-How the Old Were Given New Life
................-How the Sky Was Raised
................-Kwanyip, the First Herdsman
................-Kwanyip and Chenuke: a Shaman Contest
................-How Kwanyip Separated Night from Day
................-Kwanyip and Chaskals, the Cannibal
................-How Kwanyip Caused the Dead to Rise No More
................-When the Women Ruled
................-Foundation of the Men's Secret House
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Map 50: Indians of Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego: c.1900
..........-Myths of the Yamana of Tierra del Fuego
................-The Older and the Younger Sun Man
................-The Flood
................-The Culture Bringers
................-The Invention of Fire
................-Bird Hunting
................-The Sea-Lion Hunt
................-The Invention of the Harpoon Point
................-The First Menstruation
................-The First Childbirth
................-Death is Introduced
................-The Sea-Lion Husband
................-The Ascension


Contents (C) 2006 James Baquet
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