Clambake - A Wampanoag Tradition explains the traditional “appanaug” or seafood cooking ceremony among the contemporary Wampanoag people of Massachusetts. Twelve-year-old Steven Peters and his grandfather explain the preparations involved in the ceremony that marks the changing season or honours a tribal member. Grandfather shows Steven the way to prepare and host this event for friends and family. Writer Russell Peters is a Mashpee Wampanoag who currently resides in Mashpee, Massachusetts.
Children of Clay - A Family of Pueblo Potters is an intimate and engaging look at the Santa Clara Pueblo family of potters from northern New Mexico. Rina Swentwell who comes from a large family of Pueblo potters writes this insider's view for young readers. The colour photographs and informative text follow Gia Rose, a great-grandmother, as she shows her grandchildren the step-by-step process of creating the distinctive Southwest pottery. The traditional story of how pottery came to the people is included. Maps, glossary, and bibliography are also provided.
The Native Stories from Keepers of the Animals contains 24 traditional stories from Indigenous North American Nations retold by Joseph Bruchac. This rich collection of stories is organized around the importance of our relatives, the animals. From creation, celebration, vision, and survival, the reader is introduced to these important stories about animals that contain several teachings.
The Native Stories from Keepers of the Earth contains 24 traditional Native North American stories retold by Joseph Bruchac. This rich collection of stories first appeared in the best-selling book, Keepers of the Earth. These stories come from Inuit, Abenaki, Dine, Onondaga, Nisqually, Muskogee, Pawnee, Zuni, Ojibway, Lakota, Siksika, Tsimshian, and Seneca Nations. Native stories have two major functions: to entertain and to teach.
This title has no reprint date. UNAVAILABLE The Native Stories from Keepers of Life contains 18 traditional Native American stories retold by Joseph Bruchac. The stories come from Tuscarora, Huron, Seneca, Wampanoag, Cheyenne, Passamaquoddy, Cherokee, Salish, Penobscot, Mandan, Isleta Pueblo, Inuit, O'odham, Snoqualmie, Maya, Ojibway, and Osage Nations. They are arranged around the themes of creation, thanksgiving, flowers and fruits, survival, and healing our relations. Joseph Bruchac is a well-known Abenaki storyteller and writer.
Keepers of the Night: Native Stories and Nocturnal Activities for Children provides a complete resource for the study of the natural world by looking at nighttime activities and animals. As part of the Keepers series, Keepers of the Night focuses on Native American stories as an introduction to understanding the natural world. The activities are designed to show students the interconnectedness of all life.
Byron Through the Seasons: A Dene-English Story Book by the Children of La Loche and Friends was produced by the students and teachers of Ducharme Elementary School, La Loche, Saskatchewan. The students and their advisors wrote the story, translated it and drew the pictures. They wanted to explain Dene culture and its importance today. Byron's grandfather, Jonas, tells this story for young readers. He explains what Dene life is like during the four seasons of the year. The text is written in English and Dene.
Teddy bears hop, skip, and jump their way through a school day in this companion book to the popular Teddy Bear Counting and Teddy Bear Math. This time, a catchy jump-rope rhyme has kids wiggling and giggling as they do math. Skills review is fun when teddies are on the move!***********NOTE: 40% OFF PRICE SHOWN WHILE SUPPLIES LAST*********
Xaxon Yellowbeard was the fiercest Viking warrior of his time. Now a map to his hidden treasure lies in Radius and Per's hands. Together the cousins must decode the strange numbered grid on the map|and figure out the secret of the Viking's X and Y axes. Full color.
Cousins Radius and Per must decode a numbered grid on a map to figure out the secret of the Viking's X and Y axes.