Folk-Tales of the Khasis by Mrs. Rafy

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Author Rafy, Mrs.
LoC No. 21002119
Title Folk-Tales of the Khasis
Contents What makes the eclipse -- The legend of Mount Sophet Bneng -- How the peacock got his beautiful feathers -- The goddess who came to live with mankind -- The formation of the earth -- U Raitong (the Khasi Orpheus) -- The tiger and the monkeys -- The legend of the Iei Tree -- Hunting the Stag Lapalang -- The goddesses Ka Ngot and Ka Iam -- U Biskurom -- U Thlen -- How the dog came to live with man -- The origin of betel and tobacco -- The stag and the snail -- The leap of Ka Likai -- The shadows on the moon -- U Ksuid Tynjang -- What makes the lightning -- The prohibited food -- The cooing of the doves -- How the colour of the monkey became grey -- Ka Panshandi, the lazy tortoise -- The idiot and the Hyndet bread -- U Ramhah -- How the cat came to live with man -- How the fox got his white breast -- How the tiger got his strength -- How the goat came to live with man -- How the ox came to be the servant of man -- The lost book -- The blessing of the mendicant.
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Language English
LoC Class GR: Geography, Anthropology, Recreation: Folklore
Subject Khasi (Indic people) -- Folklore
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EBook-No. 37884
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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