The Turtle and the Herons

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2012
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1979
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24 lines and 3 notes
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Published in German as <<Die schildkröte und die reiher>> (The turtle and the hen), p. 56-7, in Philippinische Märchen, Wrigglesworth, Hazel J., ed. German translation by Erika Erkmann. München, Germany: Eugen Diederichs Verlag.
Subanen text lost, only English translation exists.
This Subanen version of a familiar origin tale describes the trouble a turtle gets into when two herons grant his wish to fly up into the sky to see the world -- and he claims the credit for his unusual flight.
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Draft (posted 'as is' without peer review)
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Philippines
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Entry Number:
48717
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