Folklore of the Santal Parganas

by Cecil Henry Bompas

The stories and legends which are here translated have been collectedby the Rev. O. Bodding, D.D. of the Scandinavian Mission to theSantals. To be perfectly sure that neither language nor ideas should inany way be influenced by contact with a European mind he arranged formost of them to be written out in Santali, principally by a Christianconvert named Sagram Murmu, at present living at Mohulpahari in theSantal Parganas.


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