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Herschel Talashoema


Herschel Talashoema is a Hopi storyteller whose tale of how Little Turtle outsmarts Coyote is presented in both Hopi and English. He has worked in collaboration with the Institute for the Preservation of the Original Languages of the Americas, the Hopi Tribe Cultural Preservation Office, the Hotevilla-Bacavi Community School, and the University of Arizona’s Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology to create resources in Hopi and English for Hopi schoolchildren.


Books by Herschel Talashoema:

Talashoema, Herschel. Coyote & Little Turtle / lisaw niqw Yongosonhoy : a traditional Hopi tale
Sante Fe : Clear Light Publishers, 1994.
Genre: Nonfiction
Audience: All Ages
ISBN: 0940666847 (hc.) / 0940666855 (pbk.)

Talashoema, Herschel. Hopitutuwutsi / Hopi tales : a bilingual collection of Hopi Indian stories
Tucson, Arizona : University of Arizona Press, 1983.
Genre: Folklore
Language: Hopi and English
Audience: All Ages
ISBN: 0816508372 (hc.) / 0816508364 (pbk.)

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