Corn Brought to the Earth

Title Corn Brought to the Earth
Subject Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Origins; Indians of North America--Languages; Paiute Indians; Paiute Indians--history; Language and languages; Ethnohistory
Spatial Coverage Utah
Keywords Ute and Paiute Legends 1873; Traditions
Tribe Paiute; Ute
Description In the very early days, when everyone was small, poor, and hungry, a local mother sent her son across the sky, to the distant country of the Shin-au-av, in search of subsidence. After passing Shin-au-av's enemy test (in which he drinks cactus wine), the boy is sent home with a corn seeds. This is how corn was brought from the skies.
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Type Text
File Name (43) Corn brought to the earth.pdf
Language eng
Rights Digital Image © 2010 University of Utah. All Rights Reserved
ARK ark:/87278/s6c855td
Setname uaida_main
Date Created 2014-02-17
Date Modified 2014-02-17
ID 362735
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/details?id=362735
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