Peboan and seegwun is a chippewa allegory this is another example of one of jane schoolcrafts translated stories that found its way into longfellows the song of hiawatha in this case the storyteller schoolcraft is translating is her mother ozhaguscodaywayquay. Peboan and seegwun book read 3 reviews from the worlds largest community for readers an encounter between peboan old man winter and seegwun the spi. An anishinabe ojibwa riddle myth about the turning seasons an old man invites a young visitor to sit in his wintry lodge after the two exchange boasts old man when i blow my breath streams stand still young man i breathe and flowers spring up everywhere it is seen that the old man is peboan winter while the other is seegwun spring peboan melts away in the . Get this from a library peboan and seegwun charles larry an encounter between peboan old man winter and seegwun the spirit of spring marks the transition from one season to another. Elderly peboan sits alone in his lodge all winter until the night seegwun comes to visit the two men share a pipe and indulge in braggadocio when i blow my breath the old man said streams stand still water becomes stiff and hard as quartz i breathe said the young man and flowers spring up everywhere
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