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Cover of: The song of Hiawatha | Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Jeff Ulmer
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From the book:The Song of Hiawatha is based on the legends and stories of many North American Indian tribes, but especially those of the Ojibway Indians of northern Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota. They were collected by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft, the reknowned historian, pioneer explorer, and geologist. He was superintendent of Indian affairs for Michigan from 1836 to 1841. Schoolcraft married Jane, O-bah-bahm-wawa-ge-zhe-go-qua (The Woman of the Sound Which the Stars Make Rushing Through the Sky), Johnston. Jane was a daughter of John Johnston, an early Irish fur trader, and O-shau-gus-coday-way-qua (The Woman of the Green Prairie), who was a daughter of Waub-o-jeeg (The White Fisher), who was Chief of the Ojibway tribe at La Pointe, Wisconsin. Jane and her mother are credited with having researched, authenticated, and compiled much of the material Schoolcraft included in his Algic Researches (1839) and a revision published in 1856 as The Myth of Hiawatha. It was this latter revision that Longfellow used as the basis for The Song of Hiawatha.

Excerpts

Should you ask me, whence these stories?
Whence these legends and traditions,
With the odors of the forest
With the dew and damp of meadows,
With the curling smoke of wigwams,
With the rushing of great rivers,
With their frequent repetitions,
And their wild reverberations
As of thunder in the mountains?
I should answer, I should tell you,
"From the forests and the prairies,
From the great lakes of the Northland,
From the land of the Ojibways,
From the land of the Dacotahs,
From the mountains, moors, and fen-lands
Where the heron, the Shuh-shuh-gah,
Feeds among the reeds and rushes.
I repeat them as I heard them
From the lips of Nawadaha,
The musician, the sweet singer."
added by Kate. "Introduction"
By the shores of Gitche Gumee,
By the shining Big-Sea-Water,
Stood the wigwam of Nokomis,
Daughter of the Moon, Nokomis.
Dark behind it rose the forest,
Rose the black and gloomy pine-trees,
Rose the firs with cones upon them;
Bright before it beat the water,
Beat the clear and sunny water,
Beat the shining Big-Sea-Water.
added by Kate. "The most famous lines of the poem, from "Hiawatha's Childhood""

117 editions First published in 1855

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The Song of Hiawatha
2009, The Floating Press
E-book in English
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The Song of Hiawatha
May 14, 2007, IndyPublish
Paperback in English
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The Song of Hiawatha
August 9, 2007, IndyPublish
Hardcover in English
Cover of: The Song of Hiawatha (Large Print Edition)
The Song of Hiawatha (Large Print Edition)
March 8, 2007, BiblioBazaar
Paperback in English
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The song of Hiawatha
2006, Dover Publications
in English
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The Song of Hiawatha
2006, 1st World Library
E-book in English
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The song of Hiawatha
2004, David R. Godine
in English
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Cover of: The Song of Hiawatha
The Song of Hiawatha
February 16, 2000, Adamant Media Corporation
Paperback in English
Cover of: Hiawatha
Hiawatha
October 1999, Tandem Library
in English
Cover of: Hiawatha's Childhood
Hiawatha's Childhood
October 1999, Bt Bound
Library binding
Cover of: Hiawatha
Hiawatha: The Story and Song
February 1997, Grammercy
Hardcover in English
Cover of: Hiawatha
Hiawatha
1996, Dial Books for Young Readers
in Spanish - Spanish ed.
Cover of: Hiawatha
Hiawatha: the story and song
1996, Gramercy Books
in English
Cover of: Speŭ ab Hai͡v︡atse
Speŭ ab Hai͡v︡atse: paėma
1994, "Mastatskai͡a︡ litaratura"
in Belarusian
Cover of: Hiawatha's Childhood
Hiawatha's Childhood
April 1994, Sunburst
in English
Cover of: Hiawatha (Acting Edition)
Hiawatha (Acting Edition)
February 1993, Samuel French Ltd
Paperback
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Hiawatha
June 1993, Steck-Vaughn
Paperback in English
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The song of Hiawatha
1992, J.M. Dent, C.E. Tuttle Co.
in English
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Hiawatha
1992, Scholastic, Inc.
in English
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Hiawatha.
1989, Macmillan Children's
in English
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Hiawatha
1988, Philomel Books
in English
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Hiawatha: Great Tales from Long Ago
March 1986, Torstar Books
Hardcover
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Hiawatha
September 1, 1985, Hamish Hamilton Ltd
Hardcover - 1st edition
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Hiawatha's childhood
1984, Faber
in English
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Hiawatha
1984, Raintree Childrens Books, Belitha Press
in English
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Hiawatha's childhood
1984, Farrar, Straus, Giroux
in English - 1st American ed.
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Hiawatha
1983, Dial Books for Young Readers
in English - 1st ed.
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The song of Hiawatha
1982, Bounty Books, Distributed by Crown Books
in English
Cover of: Hiawatha's childhood
Hiawatha's childhood: from The song of Hiawatha
1979, Dandelion Press
in English
Cover of: Haiavatʻas simġera
Haiavatʻas simġera
1979, "Nakaduli"
in Georgian
Cover of: Hiawatha.
Hiawatha.
1977, J.L. Carr
in English
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The song of Hiawatha
1975, C. E. Tuttle Co.
in English
Cover of: Song of Hiawatha (Children's Illustrated Classics)
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The song of Hiawatha
1968, Bounty Books
in English
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The song of Hiawatha
1968, Bounty Books
in English
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The song of Hiawatha.
1968, J. G. Ferguson
in English
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The song of Hiawatha.
1966, Duell, Sloan and Pearce
in English - [1st ed.]
Cover of: Pisnia pro Hai͡a︡vatu
Pisnia pro Hai͡a︡vatu
1965, Spilka Tryzub
in Ukrainian
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The song of Hiawatha: the epic adventures of an Indian hero.
1963, Platt & Munk
in English - Complete and unabridged.
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The song of Hiawatha.
1960, Dent, Dutton
in English
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The song of Hiawatha.
1960, Dent, Dutton
in English
Cover of: Pesn' o Gaĭavate.
Pesn' o Gaĭavate.
1955, Gos. izd-vo khudozh. lit-ry
in Russian
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Cover of: "Hiawatha,"
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The song of Hiawatha
1942, Peter Pauper Press
in English
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Hiawatha's childhood: from "The song of Hiawatha"
1941, Garden City Publishing Co., inc.
in English
Cover of: Le chant de Hiawatha
Cover of: Hiawatha.
Hiawatha.
1921, Dent
in Undetermined
Cover of: Shirat Hayaṿatah
Shirat Hayaṿatah
1921, Hotsaʾat Moriyah
in Hebrew - Mahad. 2.
Cover of: Piesn o Gaiavatie
Piesn o Gaiavatie
1918, Izd. M. i S. Sabashnikovukh
in Russian
Cover of: Hiawatha
Hiawatha: the Indian passion play.
1913, The Journal press]
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Shirat Haiavatah
1913, Moriah
in Hebrew
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The song of Hiawatha
1913, A. Flanagan
in English
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The song of Hiawatha
1911, Rand, McNally & Co.
in English - The players' ed
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The Song of Hiawatha
1911, Houghton Mifflin
in English
Cover of: Dos lied fun Hayaṿaṭha
Dos lied fun Hayaṿaṭha
1910, Ferlag Yehoash
in Yiddish
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Hiawatha: a poem
1909, Reilly and Britton Co.
in English
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The song of Hiawatha
1908, Houghton Mifflin
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The song of Hiawatha
1908, Houghton Mifflin
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The song of Hiawatha
1908, Houghton, Mifflin
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The song of Hiawatha
1906, The Bobbs-Merrill Company
in English
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The song of Hiawatha
1906, Bobbs-Merrill
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The song of Hiawatha
1903, Macmillan
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The song of Hiawatha
1901, Houghton, Mifflin
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The song of Hiawatha
1900, W. B. Conkey company
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The song of Hiawatha
1900, A. L. Burt
in English
Cover of: Pi͡e︡snʹ o Gaĭavati͡e︡
Pi͡e︡snʹ o Gaĭavati͡e︡: Genri Longfello
1899, Izd. magazina "Knizhnoe di͡e︡lo"
in Russian - Illi͡u︡strirovannoe izd. / s portretom avtora, risunkami v teksti͡e︡ i semʹi͡u︡ otdi͡e︡lʹnymi avtotipīi͡a︡mi amerikanskago khudozhnika Fr. Remingtona.
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The song of Hiawatha
1899, T. Y. Crowell & company
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The Song of Hiawatha
1898, S. C. Andrews
in English - Minnehaha ed. with illustrations.
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The song of Hiawatha
1898, T.Y. Crowell & Co.
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The song of Hiawatha
1898, Hurst & Co.
- Minnehaha ed.
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The song of Hiawatha: an epic poem.
1898, M.A. Donohue & Co.
in English
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The song of Hiawatha
1898, F. A. Stokes company
in English
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The song of Hiawatha
1898, H. Altemus Co.
in English
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The song of Hiawatha.
1898, A. Flanagan
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The song of Hiawatha
1898, University Pub. Co.
in English
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The song of Hiawatha
1898, T. Y. Crowell & company
in English
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The song of Hiawatha
1898, H. Altemus
in English
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The song of Hiawatha.
1898, Educational Pub. Co.
in English
Cover of: The song of Hiawatha
The song of Hiawatha
1898, Hurst
in English - Minnehaha ed.
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The song of Hiawatha
1898, Houghton, Mifflin and Company
in English
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The song of Hiawatha
1897, Wm. L. Allison company
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The song of Hiawatha
1897, Houghton, Mifflin and company
in English
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The song of Hiawatha
1895, Houghton, Mifflin
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The song of Hiawatha
1891, Houghton, Mifflin and Company
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The song of Hiawatha
1886, George Routledge And Sons
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The song of Hiawatha
1874, J. R. Osgood and company
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The song of Hiawatha
1868, Ticknor and Fields
Microform in English
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The song of Hiawatha
1865, Ticknor and Fields
in English
Cover of: Hiawatha
Cover of: Hiawatha
Hiawatha: rendered into Latin
1862, Walton & Maberly
Microform in Latin
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The Song of Hiawatha
1860, Ticknor and Fields
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The Song of Hiawatha
1859, Ticknor and Fields
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The Song of Hiawatha
1858, Ticknor and Fields
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The Song of Hiawatha
1858, Ticknor and Fields
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The song of Hiawatha
1856, G. Routledge
in English - New ed.
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The song of Hiawatha
1856, G. Routledge & co.
Microform in English
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The song of Hiawatha.
1856, Ticknor and Fields
in English
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The song of Hiawatha.
1856, Ticknor and Fields
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The song of Hiawatha
1855, Ticknor and Fields
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The song of Hiawatha
1855, Ticknor and Fields
Microform in English
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The song of Hiawatha.
1855, Ticknor and Fields
in English
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The song of Hiawatha.
1855, David Bogue
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The song of Hiawatha.
1855, Ticknor and Fields
in English
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Hiawatha
Publish date unknown, Donohue
in English
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The song of Hiawatha
Publish date unknown, Oxford U.P.
in English
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The song of Hiawatha
Publish date unknown, Frederick A. Stokes
in English
Cover of: Hiawatha (de Longfellow)
Hiawatha (de Longfellow)
Publish date unknown, Libraire Larousse
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Hiawatha
Publish date unknown, Barse & Hopkins
in English
Cover of: Pesnʹ o Gaĭavate
Pesnʹ o Gaĭavate
Publish date unknown, Gos. izd-vo
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The song of Hiawatha
Publish date unknown, Frederick A. Stokes
in English
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The song of Hiawatha
Publish date unknown, Leopold B. Hill
in English

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