Bear Song, The

DESCRIPTION: A bear is discovered and chased by men two days through the snow. Part of the story is told by the bear: "it's the shot makes me run" It dies. "It is rumored the bear's made a will" witnessed by Nicholas, leaving his fur for "caps for the boys"
AUTHOR: Lawrence Doyle
EARLIEST DATE: 1973 (Dibblee/Dibblee)
KEYWORDS: hunting humorous animal lastwill death clothes
FOUND IN: Canada(Mar)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Dibblee/Dibblee, pp. 106-107, "The Bear Song" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #12456
NOTES: Dibblee/Dibblee has more details about the chase and shooting. - BS
File: Dib106

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