The Folklore of Texan cultures / editor, Francis Edward Abernethy ; music editor, Dan Beaty.

Contributor(s): Abernethy, Francis EdwardMaterial type: TextTextSeries: Publications of the Texas Folklore Society: no. 38.Publisher: Austin [Tex.] : Encino Press, 1974Edition: 1st edDescription: xxxi, 366 p. : ill. ; 24 cmSubject(s): Folklore -- Texas | Texas -- Social life and customs | Minorities -- TexasAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Folklore of Texan cultures.DDC classification: 390/.08 s | 390/.08 LOC classification: GR1 | .T4 no. 38
Contents:
Early Texas Indian songs and tales / Edwin W. Gaston, Jr. -- Religious beliefs of the Tejas or Hasanias Indians / Adina de Zavala -- The legneds of the Tigua / Thomas A. Green, Jr. -- Myths of the Alabama-Coushatta Indians / Howard N. Martin -- The Spanish of the moral / Francis Edward Abernethy -- Jambalaya / Jo Lyday -- La reunion / Ernestine Porcher Sewell -- Cajun Lapland / Gordon Baxter -- Vaquero: genesis of the Texas cowboy / William D. Wittliff and Joe B. Frantz -- Charro Jiro Afamado Arnulfo Castillo -- Scratches on the bedpost: vestiges of the lechuza / Ann Carpenter -- Violeta and the owls / Alonzo M. Perales -- Mal ojo / John O. West -- Don Jose and Don Pedrito / H.C. Arbuckle, III -- Life and leisure at Lucky Ridge / W. Silas Vance -- Tales from Juneteeth / J. Mason Brewer -- Country Black / Lorece P. Williams -- Waco Jive / Alfreda Iglehart -- Folk anecdote survives in Black fiction / James W. Byrd -- Customs among the German descendants of Gillespie County (in 1923) / Julia Estill -- The Old World antededent of the Fredericksburg Easter fires / Terry G. Jordan -- Green flags over Texas / Martha Emmons -- Scottish Texans and the Highland games / Harry Gordon -- Footprints of wooden shoes / Robert J. Duncan -- Community celebrations in Danevang / Susan Lucas and Sara Clark -- O ty Polshi! / Ann Carpenter -- Panna Maria and Pluznica: a study in comparative folk culture / T. Lindsay Baker -- Czech lore and customs / W. Phil Hewitt -- The Norse of Bosque County / Sadie J. Hoel -- Frank Bean / Palmer H. Olsen -- Greek-American life styles / Kit Van Cleave -- Magic and ritual among Italian fishermen on the Gulf Coast / Patrick B. Mullen -- The Slavonian stave makers of the Big Thicket / A.R. (Dolph) Fillingim -- Ya America! Ya Beledee! / James P. McGuire -- Lebanese song style / Dan Beaty -- Folklore of the Wends / George R. Nielson -- Jewish folkways / Larry Laufman -- Un-organizations: the family associations of the Chinese / Thomas M. Woodell -- The Kishi colony / Gwendolyn Wingate -- Filipino beliefs and customs / Jim Harris -- Le Rom And'o Teksas / Ian F. Hancock.
Summary: A lot of different kinds of people have come to Texas since the Spanish first met the Indians within its borders. And that is what this book is about--all the Cajuns and Mexicans and Czechs, all the colors and breeds and bones that have come to Texas and mixed their blood and their ways of life with the land they settled and the people they neighbored with.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Early Texas Indian songs and tales / Edwin W. Gaston, Jr. -- Religious beliefs of the Tejas or Hasanias Indians / Adina de Zavala -- The legneds of the Tigua / Thomas A. Green, Jr. -- Myths of the Alabama-Coushatta Indians / Howard N. Martin -- The Spanish of the moral / Francis Edward Abernethy -- Jambalaya / Jo Lyday -- La reunion / Ernestine Porcher Sewell -- Cajun Lapland / Gordon Baxter -- Vaquero: genesis of the Texas cowboy / William D. Wittliff and Joe B. Frantz -- Charro Jiro Afamado Arnulfo Castillo -- Scratches on the bedpost: vestiges of the lechuza / Ann Carpenter -- Violeta and the owls / Alonzo M. Perales -- Mal ojo / John O. West -- Don Jose and Don Pedrito / H.C. Arbuckle, III -- Life and leisure at Lucky Ridge / W. Silas Vance -- Tales from Juneteeth / J. Mason Brewer -- Country Black / Lorece P. Williams -- Waco Jive / Alfreda Iglehart -- Folk anecdote survives in Black fiction / James W. Byrd -- Customs among the German descendants of Gillespie County (in 1923) / Julia Estill -- The Old World antededent of the Fredericksburg Easter fires / Terry G. Jordan -- Green flags over Texas / Martha Emmons -- Scottish Texans and the Highland games / Harry Gordon -- Footprints of wooden shoes / Robert J. Duncan -- Community celebrations in Danevang / Susan Lucas and Sara Clark -- O ty Polshi! / Ann Carpenter -- Panna Maria and Pluznica: a study in comparative folk culture / T. Lindsay Baker -- Czech lore and customs / W. Phil Hewitt -- The Norse of Bosque County / Sadie J. Hoel -- Frank Bean / Palmer H. Olsen -- Greek-American life styles / Kit Van Cleave -- Magic and ritual among Italian fishermen on the Gulf Coast / Patrick B. Mullen -- The Slavonian stave makers of the Big Thicket / A.R. (Dolph) Fillingim -- Ya America! Ya Beledee! / James P. McGuire -- Lebanese song style / Dan Beaty -- Folklore of the Wends / George R. Nielson -- Jewish folkways / Larry Laufman -- Un-organizations: the family associations of the Chinese / Thomas M. Woodell -- The Kishi colony / Gwendolyn Wingate -- Filipino beliefs and customs / Jim Harris -- Le Rom And'o Teksas / Ian F. Hancock.

A lot of different kinds of people have come to Texas since the Spanish first met the Indians within its borders. And that is what this book is about--all the Cajuns and Mexicans and Czechs, all the colors and breeds and bones that have come to Texas and mixed their blood and their ways of life with the land they settled and the people they neighbored with.

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