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From its settlement to the present, the land graced by the Upper Cape Fear River has supplied wild food to supplement the sometimes meager table of the local residents. From simple materials at hand has been developed a wide range of devices for taking game, many quite ingenious and efficient.
After a brief introduction to the town of Kipling, the author recorded some of its local expressions, localisms, and other terms.
A short poem describing the scene after a traditional Mayan sacrifice.
The author collected various folk medicinal beliefs from three women in Harnett County. An appendix of the cures are categorized by the informant.
While traveling to Mexico and Guatemala, the author remarked upon the convergence of old and new in the cities, from the ancient Mayans, to the present.
The author highlights the reasons and opportunities that can be provided by teaching folklore in the classroom.