Yu.E. Berezkin, E.N. Duvakin

Thematic classification and distribution of folklore and mythological motifs by area

Analytical catalogue

Ethnicities and habitats

D4J. The rabbit gets fire .11.43.-.49.72.

A kidnapper, kidnapper, or fireman is a rabbit, hare, or (ofie) guinea pig. See D4A motif.

Bantu-speaking Africa. Zezuru [the hare steals fire from the sky].

The coast is the Plateau. Shuswap [hare and fox]; quileut.

The Midwest. Menominee; chippewa; ojibwa.

Northeast. Mohawki.

Southeast USA. Yuchi; catawba; hichichi; screams; koasati; seminoles.

Plains. Kiowa.

California. Pomo; jokutz; dumna jokutz.

Big Pool. Northern Payutes; Northern Shoshones; Southern Payutes; Utah.

Chaco. Chamacoko; chorote [owns]; tereno; matako; ofaye [guinea pig].